The meanind of the family name Meaning "lion". But unfortunately the present Assads (like Hafez and now Bashar are a danger in the ME.. They are the proxies of Iran ,,,and there's THE RUB dear (compadre) I did appreciate your response learning of your background which gives me pleasure. God bless you & Wife ..Keep up the good work we need more people like you ..
U.S., allies conduct 31 air strikes in Syria and Iraq against ISIS militants (Reuters)
from the article: Jordan's King Abdullah: If I were Syrian president, I would resign