Jordan Emigration and Immigration
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Immigration and naturalization records
Research use: Very valuable for making proper connections to place of origin in other countries.
Record type: Record of immigrants, foreign residents, and citizens.
Time Period: 1922-present.
Content: Immigrant’s name, age, occupation, birth date and place, former residence, destination, wife’s name, childrens’ given names and ages or number of children, religion, race, nationality, sometimes picture.
Location: National Archives in Amman.
Population coverage: About 5% of the current population are immigrants. Much lower in earlier years.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Jordan,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.