A Lebanese Jamaican is a Jamaican citizen of Lebanese origin or descent. There are around 20,000 Jamaicans of Lebanese origin. Jamaica has the largest Lebanese population in the Caribbean.
The Lebanese also introduced the popular flat bread known as "Syrian bread", a staple of their diet in Jamaican cuisine.
Surnames of the first Lebanese families in Jamaica
|Surnames of the first Lebanese families in Jamaica
Ammar, Azan, Dabdoub, Fadil, Feanny, Haddad, Hamaty, Hanna, Issa, Karam, Khaleel (formerly Malik), Khoury, Mahfood, Matar, Shoucair, Marzouca, Sleem, Younis, and Ziadie.