Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts Մխիթարյան (Armenian), Մխիթարեան (Western Armenian)
Other Forms FormsMkhitarian, Mekhitarian
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Contributor Contrib.cutenose on 1/25/2017
From Armenian MXITʿAR combined with -յան (-yan), a patronymic suffix. A famous bearer of this surname is Henrikh Mkhitaryan, an Armenian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Manchester United, as well as captaining the Armenia national team.