are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
Means "son of Khachatur" in Armenian. Khachatur
) is a masculine given name which means "cross-bearer".
Originally denoted someone who came from the Armenian town of Moush.
Means "son of Nazareth". The suffix ian
on an Armenian surname means "son of", and Nazareth was part of ancient Armenia.
Means "son of Barsauma", an Assyrian name meaning "fasting".
Means "son of Vartan" in Armenian. Vartan
is a male given name meaning "rose giver".