Endogamy | examples


Other examples of ethnic and religious groups that practice endogamy include:

  • Amish
  • Assyrians, indigenous Christian people of northern Mesopotamia[3]
  • Armenian people, Armenians have a history of endogamy due to being almost entirely surrounded by Islamic neighbours while being a strongly Christian nation. Since the Armenian Genocide of 1915 many Armenians in the diaspora have become more relaxed about who they marry however it's often met with intense judgement within Armenia by other Armenians to marry non-Armenians, especially of non-European origin.
  • Dailamites, an ethnic group living south of the Caspian Sea in ancient and medieval Persia
  • Druze of the Levant.
  • Iranian Turkmens[4]
  • Knanaya, an endogamous group within the St. Thomas Christian Community of India. The community claims to have arrived to India in the fourth century and have been noted for their historical practice of endogamy.
  • Jews of Mashhad, Iran
  • Judaism traditionally mandates religious endogamy, requiring that both marriage partners be Jewish, while allowing for marriage to converts. Orthodox Judaism maintains the traditional requirement for endogamy in Judaism as a binding, inherent part of Judaism's religious beliefs and traditions, while the more liberal Jewish religious movements are far more permissive with regard to interfaith marriage and conversion requirements.
  • Mizo
  • Yazidis, an ethnically Kurdish religious community or an ethno-religious group indigenous to northern Mesopotamia
Other Languages
العربية: زواج الأقارب
azərbaycanca: Endoqamiya
беларуская: Эндагамія
Bikol Central: Endogamiya
català: Endogàmia
čeština: Endogamie
dansk: Endogami
Deutsch: Endogamie
eesti: Endogaamia
español: Endogamia
Esperanto: Endogamio
euskara: Endogamia
français: Endogamie
hrvatski: Endogamija
Bahasa Indonesia: Endogami
italiano: Endogamia
עברית: אנדוגמיה
қазақша: Эндогамия
Кыргызча: Эндогамия
magyar: Endogámia
Nederlands: Endogamie
日本語: 族内婚
occitan: Endogamia
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Endogamiya
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅੰਤਰ ਵਿਆਹ
polski: Endogamia
português: Endogamia
română: Endogamie
русский: Эндогамия
Simple English: Endogamy
српски / srpski: Ендогамија
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Endogamija
suomi: Endogamia
svenska: Endogami
தமிழ்: அகமணம்
українська: Ендогамія
中文: 內婚制