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Name Tsarnaev
Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts Царнаев(Chechen)
Pronounced Pron. tsahr-NIE-ehf(English)
Other Forms FormsTsarnaeva, Tsarnayev
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly from Chechen царна (tsarna) meaning "them, they" or from an unknown given name or nickname. This is the surname of brothers Tamerlan (1986-2013) and Dzhokhar (1993-) Tsarnaev, the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Added 10/28/2017 by HL