are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
KHACHATURYAN Խաչատրյան Armenian
Means "son of KHACHATUR
" in Armenian. A famous bearer was the Armenian composer Aram Khachaturyan or Khachaturian (1903-1978).
Originally denoted someone who came from the Armenian town of Moush.
PARSAMYAN Պարսամյան Armenian
Means "son of Parsam", possibly from an Assyrian name Barsauma