My husbands name is Pierre Chahine. He was born in North Lebanon and was raised in town called Bickfaya. The name is quite common there but he would be happy to answer any questions you have about Lebanon. He isvery proud of his lebanese heritage and stays very active here in the states with the lebanese community. He would love to share any info with you. You can e-mail him at Espiegle1@aol.com Good Luck!