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Dear Sir/Madam,

Can you kindly help me trace the etymology of these seemingly Arabic surnames:

Belhadj/Belhag/Belhaj
Hanan
Jarboua
Jebaili
Mouldi
Madkour
Akra
Akl

Thanks for your gentle attention.

Best regards

Answer
Dear Mario,

unfortunately this is not my expertise. You need someone who knows about family trees in Arab countries and not all of them are similar. Like Saudi is different from Syria and Morrocco.

Also if I were you I would start by getting the namees in Arabic. The way you wrote the names makes it impossible to know what the correct names are.

Sorry can't help much.

Regards,

Sirine

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Sirine Malas

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I can answer questions related to Syrian culture especially Damascene. I can also answer questions about "Arabic" cultures in general. I can answer in English, French and of course in Arabic.

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I m a native.

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Layalina English Magazine - BBC Arabic short story award

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BA in Marketing

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