are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
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The surname Abjian is a patronymic from Turkish abacι ‘maker or seller of coarse woolen cloth or garments’, from aba ‘coarse woolen cloth’.
This is a last name. Abasyan's were Kings and Queens, having Kingdoms from the years 750-1280.
AGASSI Armenian, Persian, Italian
The surname Agassi most likely evolved from a nickname for someone resembling a mappie, perhaps jokingly referred to as chattering or nagging person. ... [more]
Patronymic from Turkish acem
meaning ‘Persian’, ‘foreigner’, from Arabic a’jam
meaning ‘one who speaks Arabic incorrectly’.
Patronymic of uncertain origin, perhaps from Turkish bal ‘lord’, ‘master’, a word of Arabic origin.
BOYAJYAN Բոյաջյան Armenian
Means "son of the painter" from Armenian պոյաճի (poyači)
meaning "dyer, painter".
Patronymic from classical Armenian tōnapet meaning ‘head of a festival’.
Means "son of Garabed
", an Armenian personal name meaning literally "leader, precursor" and traditionally used as an epithet of John the Baptist in the Armenian church.
From Armenian word gul
meaning "rose", as well as "laughter", combined with the common suffix of ian
meaning "son of".
KARKAVANDIAN Armenian, Iranian
Those belonging to the Karkevand/Garkevand district of Iran who are most likely of Armenian origin. Typical modern Armenian last names end with the originally patronymic suffix -յան or -եան, transliterated as -yan, -ian, or less often '-jan'... [more]
KARTASHYAN Քարտաշյան Armenian
Means "son of the stonemason" from Armenian քարտաշ (kʿartaš)
meaning "stonecutter, stonemason".
this name is believed to be a version of the name of a city called kashman
MARGARYAN Մարգարյան Armenian
Means "son of Margar" from a given name derived from Old Armenian մարգարէ (margarē)
MISAKIAN Միսաքյան Armenian
An Armenian surname meaning "descendant of Misak
is the Armenian form of the Ancient Hebrew name Meshach
NAJARYAN Նաջարյան Armenian
Means "son of the carpenter" from dialectal Armenian նաջար (naǰar)
meaning "carpenter" (of Arabic origin).
NALBANDYAN Նալբանդյան Armenian
Means "son of the farrier" from dialectal Armenian նալբանդ (nalband)
meaning "farrier" (of Persian origin).
PAHLEVANYAN Փահլևանյան Armenian
Means "son of the wrestler" or "son of the champion", ultimately from Persian پهلوان (pahlevân)
meaning "strong man, champion, wrestler".
SARAFYAN Սարաֆյան Armenian
Means "son of the banker" from Arabic صَرَّاف (ṣarrāf)
meaning "banker, moneychanger, cashier".
SAROUKHANIAN Սարուխանյան Armenian
Here is the combined words meaning of "Saroukhanian" surname: Sar(Armenian origin–սար– means: Mountain ) + u (Armenian origin –եւ– means :and )+ khan( խան _means: prince )+ yan (յան– a suffix for Armenian family names) and the combination of the words finally means The Mountain and Prince or The Prince օf Mountain
The surname Grigoryan derives from the name Grigor, which is Armenian pronunciation of the name Gregory (it derives from Greek word, γρηγορος, and means 'watchful', 'alert'). Adding to the name the prefix Ter- is the way people call the priests in Armenia (in English often the word "Father" is used instead)... [more]