Shorba Families in Mahrouna
Shorba, known in Standard Arabic as Hassa’ or “شوربا” (soup), is also the surname of some families in the Mahrouna village (in the Qada’a of Sour) and Beirut. Mahrouna is the hometown of artist Haifa Wehbe.
Shorba family members total around 280. They belong to the Shiite sect and break down as follows:
- Mahrouna village: 200 members
- Moussaitbeh, Beirut: 35 members
- Bachoura, Beirut: 15 members
- Zqaq Blat, Beirut: 10 members
Sindyan families in Ali El-Nahri
Oak (Sindyan) is one of the hardwood tree species that is often used in Lebanon to produce hookah charcoal. It is also a Lebanese family name.
Sindyan families belong to the Shiite sect. They are from Ali El-Nahri village in the Qada’a of Zahle.
The members of Sindyan families total 250.