Armenian Submitted Surnames
are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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, apparently from Turkish Azar ‘March’, but more probably from a first name Azaria, from Hebrew ’Azariāh ‘God’s help’.
Patronymic of uncertain origin, perhaps from Turkish bal ‘lord’, ‘master’, a word of Arabic origin.
patronymic from an occupational name for a painter, from Turkish boyaci '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.
KARDASHIAN Armenian (Expatriate)
Means "son of the stonemason" frm Armenian քարտաշ (kʿartaš)
meaning "stonecutter, stonemason" combined with the suffix -յան (-yan)
denoting descent. Notable bearers include the Armenian-American Kardashian family with Robert Kardashian (1944-2003), a former businessman and Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian (1980-), a television personality and socialite.... [more]
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]
this name is believed to be a version of the name of a city called kashman
Means "son of Margar" from a given name derived from Old Armenian մարգարէ (margarē)
An Armenian surname meaning "descendant of Misak
is the Armenian form of the Ancient Hebrew name Meshach
Tavitian is an Armenian surname that means "son of David," the equivalent of Davidson
. Notable people with this surname include the French game designer Bernard Tavitian, Romanian musician Harry Tavitian, and the fictional character from the television show "Grimm," Hans Tavitian.
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]