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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Abbas Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Abbas Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Abbas family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Abbas

Wikipedia Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (7 June 1914 ? 1 June 1987), popularly known as K.
Wikipedia Ferhat Abbas (24 October, 1899?23 December, 1985) (algerian and Kabyle: Fer?at ?ebbas, Kabyle: Fer?at ?abbas) was an Algerian political leader and briefly acted in a provisional capacity as the yet-to-become independent country's President from 1958 to 1961.
Wikipedia Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani (Urdu: ??? ???? ???? ??????) (born 24 July 1947) is a former Pakistani cricketer regarded as one of the finest batsmen produced by that country.
Wikipedia Imad Abbas was a senior member of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, until his assassination by the Israeli Defense Forces on October 21 2004, in Gaza City.
Wikipedia Ali Ismail Abbas (born 1991) is an Iraqi boy who was severely injured in a nighttime rocket attack near Baghdad during the United States invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Wikipedia Imran Abbas is a Pakistani cricketer.
Wikipedia Sohail Abbas (Urdu: ???? ????) (born June 9, 1977 in Karachi) is a field hockey defender and penalty corner specialist from Pakistan.
Wikipedia Syed Ishrat Abbas better known by his stage name Darpan was one of the original romantic heroes of the "golden age" of the Pakistan Film Industry (also commonly known as Lollywood).
Wikipedia Ghulam Abbas (born May 1, 1947, Delhi, India) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in one Test in 1967.
Wikipedia Yusef Abbas is a citizen of China held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba.
Wikipedia Tahir Abbas (born 1970) is a British social scientist with research and teaching experience in the study of race, ethnicity, multiculturalism, political Islam and Muslim minorities in Britain and Western Europe.
Wikipedia Nabeel Abbas Lafta (born 1986 in Iraq) is an Iraqi football defender playing for the Arbil FC football club in Iraq.
Wikipedia Hassan Abbas (, born January 24, 1974 in Homs) is an Syrian football player who is currently playing for Al-Karamah.