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Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts Жэмыхъуэ(Eastern Circassian)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈʒa.ˈmə.ˈχʷa/(East Circassian)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsJamoukha, Jamokha, Zhemukhov

Meaning & History

Means "cow herd, cowman", from Kabardian жэм (žăm) meaning "cow" and хъу (χ°) "male, man". It traditionally indicated someone who was wealthy because they possessed a large herd of bovine.
Added 10/14/2017 by HL
Edited 2/19/2020 by HL