Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts აფხაზი (Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. [ɑpʰxɑzi]
Other Forms FormsAbkhazov, Abkhazishvili
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Contributor Contrib.readerofpotter on 10/28/2017
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.