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.

Peter Magian

I would like to connect with you about the Kapamadjian family. Please email me at kapamadjian.family@gmail.com My name is Peter Magian. I also have a family tree at Tribalpages.com Regards Peter Teresa I don’t know but could you write your last name in armenian? My last name is KURTUKIAN.
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Vahé Achikian

Sarkis Gougounian was one of the heroes of the “Khanasor Arshavank” or The Khanasor invasion that took place in the 1890’s against the Mazrik tribe of Kurds who had massacred scores of local Armenians in the Tarone-Tourouperan province.
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Vahé Achikian

The carpenters are members of the Tcholaqian family of Yuqari Mahalle ( Verin Tagh) of Zeytoun. The one in the middle is the elder brother of Aram Bey Tcholaqian, the hero Mesrop Agha Tcholaqian of the 1895 Grand Uprising of Zeytun who also participated in the March-April 1915 resistance battle ...
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Vahé Achikian

The Zeytountsi woman above has been identified ( based on information from G. Doevlet’s book Sandokh published in 1946, Paris ) as the resistance fighter Tervanda Arapkhanian. She had been one of the brave Armenian women of Zeytoun who was in charge of keeping the captured Turkish soldiers and ...
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Arivian / Arevian

I have got a document from my grandfather, where the name of Hatoum Ktendjian appears, showing she was born in Ourfa. The civil attestation is showing that she is my grand-grand mother, because she married the father of my grand father AREVIAN Ohannes. Their son was named ARIVIAN Agop, born ...
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Levon Parian

The book, Crows of the Desert has been made into a feature length documentary film and has been nominated by the ARPA International Film Festival as Best Documentary Film for the 2016 season. Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Marta Houske, the film will have its world premier on Saturday, ...
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CSW

She was also a fedayee, who was shot and jailed by the Turks, and later escaped. She emigrated to Whitinsville, Massachusetts and married someone by the name of Ampagoomian.
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Alan Nalbandian

Was he a relative of my Grandfather Guydzhag Nalbandian? Trying to verify that my Grandfather was a resistance fighter at Musa Dagh. He was in the French Armenian Legion during WWI and we know he did not join from the US, he would travel to the US many years later in the 1920’s. 500 resistance ...
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