Tag : Armenian last names

Armenian last names (family names) bear the suffix -ian, -iants, -ants, -iantz, ents, entz, ontz or -ouni.

The difficulty of the host countries in understanding the Armenian sounds may have caused changes to the Armenian last names. The spoliation of properties and destruction of documents during the Armenian Genocide may have caused the alteration or the loss of the Armenian last name.

Vahe Achikian

Garabed Tour-Sarkissian, Social Democrat Hunchakyan Party Operative and hero of Zeytun’s Uprising of 1895-1896, was actually referred to as “Baron Aghassi”, and he was a valiant Armenian born in 1868 in Hachin (Hajin), Cilicia. He authored a great historic book on Zeytun called “Zeitoun depuis ...
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Mrs Audrey Allfree

Hello I am looking for the Kizirian family who lived in Beirut in 1972. In particular I would like to get in touch with Valerie Kizirian. This particular family moved to Chichester, UK. Nina Airapetova I know Kirazian from Beirut moved to France but not Kizirians
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Melanie Kojoyian

Avedis Demirjian was my great uncle. His is the brother of my Grandmother Miriam Demirjian Kojoyian. He was tortured and murdered by Turks in front of my Grandmother and my Great Grandmother. He was a hero.
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Edward Yazijian

My great grandfather, Mgrdich Sarian, a respected intellectual, was the headmaster of the Nersesian School in Moush. He was arrested for sedition by the Ottoman government in 1884 and forced to leave his job. I know that he died and was buried in Smyrna (Izmir) in 1901, but know little else ...
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S Balian

Was Antranik Balian Manoug Balian’s son (grandfather Hakop, and great grand father Giragos) and had Hakop, Zhirayr, Mary, Vartouhi, Sona siblings? Manoug Balian had a brother Vartan, and sisters Arig, Mary, and Trvantuhi (Haji Kez / Eranouhi). Also in our family we have another Antranik Balian, ...
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S Balian

Is Zaven Balian Habet Balian’s son (Habet had a sister Gyuluzar and Zaven had a brother Ara). If yes, then we are related. We have a Facebook Group: Balian Family, and a huge Family tree which we keep updating. I hope we can connect!
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Selin

I was wondering if anyone knew the names of the people in this picture. I’d be interested to know if anyone can provide me with answers! Thanks
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Lena Kiledjian

hello, my grand grandfather’s name is Arshag Kilejian, i am from Urfa but dont have my big families history. Can someone who posted this photo give me some infos if he has. Thank you
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