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

Yenidünya Astvadzadour Pasha [ Astvadzadour Pasha Yenidünyayan ],1830-1899 was one of the four legendary Qodjabashi or Ishkhans of Zeytoun – his ruled quarter in Zeytoun was called Yuqari Mahallesi or Verin Tagh, also referred to as Yenidünya sector or Sourp Lousavoritch church community of ...
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Margo W. Arroyo (Karabilikian-Encababian)

My father, Hagop Karabilikian/Karabelikian, and his 3 older sisters were from Amasya. Their father Avedis Karabilikian and mother Karabilikian/Karabelikian (née Bakdamurian) perished in the genocide. My grandfather Avedis was a textile merchant on the Silk Road. My father arrived in the USA in ...
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Vahe Achikian

The correct name is Hunchak Abardyan of Zeytun. The Abardyan clan used to be one of the ruling feudal “Ishkhans” of Zeytun, but in the early 1800’s they ran afoul of the Yenidunyayan clan and were defeated and decimated. The survivors ran away to Marash and became foot soldiers and trustees for ...
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Shirley Kalashian-Collins

Interesting – they are in the same sort of outfits of an unknown man a cousin found in her closet. We have been trying to figure out who he was. This says Pazmashen, so I’m wondering if that was how they dressed in that area.
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Jorge Zaven Kurkdjian

I am from Kurkdjian Family from Brasil, and this is a photo of the silk factory that belonged to my grand father family – Kevork Kurkdjian-Kharpert I would like to know how this photo come to this page, and would like to share photos from Kharpert that belonged to the family album.
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Serge Baghtchedjian

my name is Serge Baghtchedjian from Argentina, my father was French Joseph born in 1927, and my grand father was Armenian from Adana is called Dikran born aprox in 1890, and my great-grandfather is called Sarkis, no data.You know my ancestors?
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