Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts Жэмыхъуэ (East Circassian)
Pronounced Pron. ZHA-MU-KHWA(East Circassian)
Other Forms FormsJamoukha, Jamokha, Zhemukhov
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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.