are used in the country of Georgia in central Eurasia.
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Georgian surname used by sculptor Tamar Abakelia and physician Ioseb Abakelia.
Derived from Georgian აფხაზი (apxazi)
meaning "Abkhaz person". Alternatively, it may be of Adjarian origin (referring to the Adjara region of Georgia) from the Muslim name Abkhas
derived from Arabic أَب (ʾab)
meaning "father" and خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ)
Means "Abkhaz person" in Georgian, referring to a member of the Abkhaz ethnic group inhabiting the Black Sea coast. This was the name of a Georgian family of princely status descended from the Shervashidze ruling family of Abkhazia.
Means "son of ANDRONIKOS
". This was the name of a Georgian family of nobility that claimed descent from Andronikos I, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1183-1185.
Means "son of Diasami
", from a Georgian given name of unknown meaning, perhaps meaning "master" or derived from Abkhaz дәаӡа (dwaʒa)
meaning "uncultivated land, virgin soil" (thus used to refer to someone who plowed land)... [more]
JUGHASHVILI Georgian (Rare)
There are several theories to the meaning and origin of this surname. One suggests Ossetian roots with the meaning "son of the herder", derived from from the Ossetian word дзуг (dzug)
meaning "herd, flock, troop" (based on a belief that the Jughashvili name may entirely be of Ossetian origin)... [more]
Means "son of the Mingrelian", derived from Georgian მეგრელი (megreli)