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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Armenian
Scripts Փահլևանյան(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. pahh-leh-vahn-YAHN  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsPahlevanian

Meaning & History

Means "son of the wrestler" or "son of the champion", ultimately from Persian پهلوان (pahlevân) meaning "strong man, champion, wrestler".
Added 7/2/2020 by hamhammock
Edited 7/2/2020 by HL and hamhammock