Circassian Submitted Surnames
are used in Circassia, part of the Caucasus region of Russia.
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 possibly derived from the given name Dzharim
meaning "ruler". Alternatively, it could be of Karachay-Balkar origin meaning "half", given to one child from a set of twins... [more]
Kabardian family name meaning "cow herd" from жэм (žăm)
meaning "cow". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
Shapsug clan name possibly from Adyghe нат (nāt)
meaning "Nart" (the name of a Caucasian epic) combined with хъо (χo)
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.