Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts Черкасский (Russian)
Other Forms FormsCherkasskaya, Cherkasskiy
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 7/31/2018
Derived from Russian Черкес (Cherkes) meaning "Circassian", referring to a Muslim ethnic group native to the North Caucasus. This was the name of a noble Russian family of ethnic Circassian origin.