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Type Surname
Usage Greek
Scripts Χατζής(Greek)
Other Forms FormsChatzi

Meaning & History

A Greek rendering of حاج‎ (ḥājj), denoting one who has successfully completed a pilgrimage. In a Christian context, the title designates a person who has visited Jerusalem and the Holy Land and was baptised in the Jordan River. While this surname stands alone, it is also a prefix of Greek family names.
Added 4/4/2015 by jfifles
Edited 2/23/2023 by jfifles