The Degoodi or Degodia (Somali: Degoodi or Degoodiya, Arabic: دغودي) is a Somali clan. Members of the clan primarily inhabit Kenya, but also large part of southern Ethiopia and places in southern Somalia. Like many Somalis, Degoodi members trace their paternal ancestry to Samaale, through their Gardhere ancestor. They are genealogically related to the other Samaale, but in particular to the Gaalje'el, Masare, Isa (Saransor) and 'Owrmale, with which they share the same ancestor Gardhere Samaale.
When Arthur Donaldson Smith traveled through what is now Bare woreda in 1895, he found that the Degodia were neighbors of the Afgab clan (whom they were at endless war with), their territory stretching east to the Weyib and Dawa Rivers. The Degodia are said to have originated around the rivers Dawa, Parma and Ganale Daria in southeastern Ethiopia and from Eel Ali in Somalia, where clansmen are still present today.
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