Lebanese Jamaicans

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Lebanese Jamaicans
Lebanon Jamaica
Total population
21,000[citation needed]
Regions with significant populations
Jamaica
Languages
Jamaican English · Jamaican Patois · Arabic
Religion
Mostly Christians and some Muslims[citation needed]
Related ethnic groups
Lebanese people

Lebanese Jamaicans refers to Jamaican citizens of Lebanese origin or descent. Many arrived in the 19th century, having fled their homeland due to religious persecution under Ottoman rule.[1][2][3]

Surnames[edit]

Ammar, Azan, Bardowell, Brimo, Fadil, Fakhourie, Feanny, Haddad, Hanna, Issa, Joseph, Karam, Khaleel, Khouri/Khoury, Mahfood, Marzouca, Matalon, Seaga, Shoucair, Sirgany, Sleem, Wehby, Younis, Zacca, Ziadie

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tortello, Rebecca (6 October 2003). "Out Of Many Cultures - The People Who Came - The Arrival Of The Lebanese". jamaica-gleaner.com. Archived from the original on 10 February 2011.
  2. ^ Beckford, Mark (23 July 2007). "Fakhouries vouch for peace - Sister and baby brother look to go one-two in St Ann". Jamaica Gleaner. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  3. ^ Tortello, Rebecca (6 October 2003). "Out Of Many Cultures - The People Who Came - The Arrival Of The Lebanese". jamaica-gleaner.com. Archived from the original on 10 February 2011.
  4. ^ Kentish, Tamekia (2007). "Edward Seaga - The Jamaican Visionary". my-island-jamaica.com. Archived from the original on 28 December 2008. Retrieved 4 April 2016.