Circassian Submitted Surnames
are used in Circassia, part of the Caucasus region of Russia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Possibly derived from an Adyghe word meaning "band, lace", referring to someone who made ropes or binding tapes, or from a Chechen word referring to a tailor.
DZHARIMOV Circassian (Russified)
Russified form of a Circassian name possibly from Adyghe джары (ǯ̍ārə)
meaning "that is" combined with мэ (mă)
meaning "this" or "smell". A notable bearer is Aslan Dzharimov (1936-), the former President of the Adyghe Republic from 1992-2002.
GUCHETL Circassian (Russian)
Means "blacksmith man", derived from Circassian гъукӏэ (ġ°č̣̍ă)
meaning "blacksmith" combined with лӏы (ḷə)
"man". It is mainly used in the Adyghe (West Circassian) language.
Means "cow herd, cowman", derived 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.
NAPSO Circassian (Russian)
Means "whole-eyed", derived from Adyghe нэ (nă)
meaning "eye" and псэу (psăw)
"health, alive" or "whole, all, complete".
Circassian name derived from Adyghe напцэ (nāpcă)
meaning “eyelash, eyebrow”.
Shapsug name derived from Adyghe нэ (nă)
meaning "eye" combined with щэ (š̍ă)
meaning "milk" or "crooked, wry, bent".
Literally means “blue-eyed” from Adyghe нэ (nă)
meaning “eye” combined with шхъуантӏэ (šχ°ānṭă)
Shapsug name possibly derived from Adyghe нат (nāt)
meaning "Nart" (referring to a Caucasian saga) combined with хъо (χo)
Derived from Adyghe натӏэ (nāṭă)
meaning "forehead" combined with къу (q°)
meaning "man, male".
Circassian name derived from Adyghe пакъ (pāq)
meaning "snub-nosed, bluntnose".