Tag : Armenian last names

Armenian last names (family names) bear the suffix -ian, -iants, -ants,
-iantz, -yan, -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.

Connie Chavooshian Muradyan

Hi, Is there further information on this photograph? Year? Thanks! Lusine Chavushyan Hi, did you find some information on this picture? I think I may be related with the people on the picture Lolita Hi, This family from Artvin lived in Russia. On the right is my great-grandmother’s sister, ...
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Vahé Achikian

Identification of the Armenian fighters above, taken aboard the French ship Marseille summer of 1896: Top, L to R: Zeytountsi Garabed Yakoubian, Huntchak Meléh, Zeytountsi Yenidünia Nishan; Bottom, L to R: Huntchak Garabed Hratchia, Huntchak Baron Garabed Aghassi, Hunchak camarade ABAH.
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Vahe Achikian

CORRECTION: The above photo is of Huntchaq camarade Meléh, a comrade of Baron Aghassi (Garabeth Tour-Sarkissian) who was one of the 6 Huntchaqian operatives that organised and participated in the Grand Uprising of Zeitoun, 1895-1896. Meléh was martyred in Jan 1896 in a raid on the turkish ...
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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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