Iranian Submitted Surnames
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literally meaning "worshipper", "adorer", or "devout". May be either a surname or given name.
KARKAVANDIAN Armenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]