Circassian Submitted Surnames

Circassian names are used in Circassia, part of the Caucasus region of Russia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
DZHARIMOV     Circassian, Russian
Russified form of an Adyghe family name. A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
JAIMOUKHA     Circassian
Kabardian clan name meaning "cow herd" from жэм (žăm) meaning "cow". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
JAMOUKHA     Circassian
Variant transcription of Jaimoukha.
MAKHOV     Circassian
Russified form of a Circassian family, probably from Kabardian махуэ (māx°ă) meaning "day".
NATKHO     Circassian
Shapsug clan name possibly from Adyghe нат (nāt) meaning "Nart" (the name of a Caucasian epic) combined with хъо (χo) "pig".
TKHAKUSHINOV     Circassian, Russian
Russified form of a Circassian family name. A notable bearer is Aslan Tkhakushinov (1947-), the former Head of the Republic of Adygea, Russia.
ZHEMUKHOV     Circassian, Russian
Russified form of the Circassian surname Jaimoukha.
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