Dictionary of Armenian Surnames K
KABADAyan (T) Swashbuckler, bully, tough.
KABAKCIan See KABAKJI an
KABAKCIyan See KABAKJIan
KABAKJIan (T) Pumpkin/squash grower or seller.
KABARADJIan See KABARAJIan
KABARAJIAN (T) Maker/seller of hob-nails, ornamented brass-headed nails.
KABASAKALian (T) Possessing a coarse or bushy beard.
KABBENDJIan See KABBENJIan
KABBENJIan (T) Weighmaster, who determined the weight of sacks of grain with a
kabben, a primitive scale suspended from a horizontal pole with a hook and one
end of a horizontal bar and a sliding weight at the long end of it
KABLANian (T) See KAPLANian
KABODian (T) See KABADAyan.
KABOBJIan See KEBABJIan
KABOOLian See KABOULian
KABOUKian shell , rind, crust, bark, skin
KABOULian Acceptance, assent, admission
KABRANian (T) Slack, without energy.
KABRIELian See KAPRIELian.
KABUKian See KABOUKian.
KABULian See KABOULian.
KACian See KACHian.
KACHADOORian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHADORian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHADOURian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHADRian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHADURian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHAGIan See KAJAJIan
KACHAJIan See KAJAJian
KACHAKCHIan (T) Smuggler, moonshiner, contrabandist.
KACHAKian (T) Fugitive, deserter.
KACHAKJIan See KACHAKCHIan.
KACHANian (T) Running away, fugitive.
KACHARCHIan See KACHAKCHIan
KACHARian See KACHAKian
KACHATOORian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHATURian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHDORian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHDRian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHEDJIan See KACHAJIan
KACHEJIan See KACHAJIan
KACHian (A) Brave.
KACHICHian See KESHISHian.
KACHIDURian See KHACHADOURian.
KACHIGian Dim. of KHACHADOURian.
KACHIKian Dim. of KHACHADOURian.
KACHOian Dim. of KHACHADOURian.
KADEHJIan (Ab/T) maker/seller of cups, goblets, tumblers, drinking glasses.
KADERJIan (T) Fatalist.
KADEyan (Ab/T) Magistrate, judge, cadi
KADIan See KADEian
KADIFEyan (T) Dealer in velvet cloth.
KAFADARian (T) Intimate friend, like-minded.
KAFAFian See KAVAFian.
KAFALAMAZian (T) Literally, without a head; figuratively, lacking
KAFALMAZian See KAFALAMAZian
KAFESJIan (T) Maker of lattice-works, bird cages.
KAFESSian See KAFESJIan
KAFTAJIan See KAFTANJIan
KAFTANJIan (T) Dealer in long-sleeved robe with a girdle
EPOLITICS Jean-Jacques Rousseau in his favorite Armenian attire.
KAGHTSROUHIyan (A) Sweet
KAHian See KEHEyan
KAHAUMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan. This misspelling of Kouyoumjian is another
eample of the familiar Ellis Island hatchet job perpetrated on Armenian names. But, a
case can be made for such variances resulting from the differences between Eastern and
Western Armenian As a conjecture, the following scenario is plausible. When an Eastern
Armenian-speaking person bears the name Kouyoumjian, he writes the name with the
spelling of the letter J (hee) for the y sound instead of (yech) as is done in Western
Armenian. Then, when a Western Armenian-speaking person sees the name
Kouyoumjian n spelled with the letter J (hee), he pronounces it Kouhoumjian.
KAHAYan See KEHEyan
KAHIGian Dim. of KAHAyan.
KAHKEDJIan See KAHKEJIan
KAHKEJIan (T) Small biscuit or cookie msker/vendor.
KAHRAMANian (Ab/P) Major domo, steward. (T) Hero, gallant& brave fellow.
KAHRAMANJAyan (T) Dearly heroic, valiant..
KAHRIMANian See KAHRAMANian
KAHSERJIan See See GESARian
KAHVECIan See KAHVEJIan
KAHVECIyan See KAHVEJIan
KAHVEDJIan See KAHVEJIan
KAHVEJIan (T) Coffee-shop owner or operator.
KAHWADJIan See KAHVEJIan
KAHWAJIan See KAHVEJIan
KAHYAyan See KEHEyan
KAILian (T) Saying;consenting, agreeing. Speaker.
KAIMAKAMian (T) Local governor, Lt. Colonel., mayor , sub-governor
KAISERian (T) See GESARian
KAISERLIan See GESARian
KAISSARian See GESAR
KAISSERLIan See GESAR
KAJAJian (A) Dwarf, pigmy.
KAKLEGian See KEKLIKian
KAKLIGian See KEKLIKian
KAKLIKian See KEKLIKian
KALABALIKian (T) Crowd, throng, confused mass; crowded; bustling; thronged.
KALACHIan See KALAYJIan
KALADJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAEGIan See KALAYJIan
KALAFian See KALAFATJIan
KALAFATJIan (T) Caulker.
KALAGIan See KALAYJIan
KALAHJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAian See KALAYJIan
KALAIDJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAIGIan See KALAYJIan
KALAIJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAMian (Ab/P) Purveyor of writing pens, quills, reeds.
KALAMKARian See KALEMKARian
KALANDARian (P) A wandering mendicant; Dervish who has renounced the world;
KALANDERian See KALANDARian.
KALASHian See KELESHian.
KALAYCIan See KALAYJIan
KALAYDJIan See KALAYJIan
KALAYGIan See KALAYJIan
KALAYian See KALAYJIan
KALAYJIan T) Tinsmith, one who tins copper vessels
KALBian = (Ab) counterfeit
KALBian = (T) heart, center, change
KALBian (P) Mind.
KALBian (Ab) Shark. See Kalp.
KALBURJIan (T) Maker/seller of sieves, screens.
KALDEREJIan (T) See KALDERJIan
KALDERJIan (T) kaldurji: pavior, loafer
KALEKERian See KALEMKARian
KALEMian See KALAMian.
KALEMKARian ( ) A painter of designs on muslin, etc.; a engraver on gold or silver.
KALEMKIARian See KALEMKARian.
KALEMKERian See KALEMKARian.
KALFAyn (T) Master builder; qualified workman; usher (of school); head clerk.
KALFian See KALFAyan.
KALIPJIan (T) Fez mold maker.
KALJIan (T) Metal refiner.
KALLAJIan See KALAYJIan.
KALLEMian See KALAMian
KALOOSDian See KALOUSDian
KALOOSTian See KALOUSDian
KALOUSDian (A) Advent: the coming or nativity of Jesus.Christ. Welcome (as in pari
KALOUSTian See KALOUSDian
KALPian See KALBian.
KALPAGIan See KALPAKJIan.
KALPAKian T See KALPAKJIan
KALPAKJIan (T) Fur cap maker/selleer.
KALPAKGIan See KALPAKJIan.
KALSAHAKian (T/H) Kal, a variant of kel, is defined as “bald headed,” and Sahak, a
truncation of Isahak, borrowed from Hebrew, Yitzhak (Isaac), is defined as “he will
laugh.” Hrach Kalsahakian, among other callings, is the editor of Azad-Hye Middle East
Armenian website, and a journalist and member of Dubai Press club.
In response to our inquiry here is what he had to say about the history of his
“I am originally from the Ekizluk village in Kessab area in north east
Latakia in present-day Syria. My village is still inhabited by Armenians and I do
visit then at least once every year or second year. My family is named after Sahag, my
great-grandfather. Most probably he was bold so in Turkish he was called kal. In Arabic
it was reproduced sometimes as kul, and in Armenian it was written as kel (in Kessab, we
have Kel-Yaghoubian, Kel-Boghossian, etc.). I prefer red he to change the kel to kal, and
combined it with ‘Sahak’” and came out with Kalsahakian (which is unique when you
KALTAKJIan (T) Saddle-tree (frame for constructing saddles) maker/seller.
KALUBJIan See KALUPCHIan
KALUNian See KALYANian
KALUPCHIan (T) Mold maker (fez, etc.)
KALUSDian See KALOUSDian.
KALUSTian See KALOUSDian.
KALYANian (P) Maker/seller of Water pipes.
KALYANDJIan See KALYANian.
KALYJIan See KALAYJIan
KALYNian See KALYANian
KALYONian See KALYANian
KAMAJIan (T) Dagger, poniard, dirk, or wedge maker/seller
KAMALIan (T) wedge-like; dagger-like
KAMBOORian See KAMBOURian
KAMBORian See KAMBOURian.
KAMBOURian (T) Hunchback(ed), crooked, warped.
KAMBURian See KAMBOURian.
KANARian (A) Harp knar
KANAyan (T) Kan: blood. From Khudaverdi in the Lake Urmia region came five
brothers to Igdir. They were a rough crowd and became land barons; then became
respectable. (From Mardig Kanayan, son of General Dro.)
KANCHELIan ( ) Native of Kanche, which, according to George Aghjayan, was
mentioned by Alishan and Eprikian as a town or fortress in Cilicia at the time of
the Cilician kingdom.
KANDASHian (T) One of the same blood
KANDOyan Dim. of
KANKOURian (A) One with curly hair.
KANTARDJI See KANTARJIan. (T)
KANTARJIan (T) 1. Steelyard worker; 2. Public weighing official.
KANTSABEDian (A) Cashier, treasurer.
KANTSAROURian ( ) Dealer in swaddling bands
KANTSian See KANTSABEDian.See KHANTSIan.
KANTZian See KANTSABEDian
KANTZABET See KANTSABEDian
KANZian See KANTSABEDian.
KAPian Dim. of KAPAMAJIan, etc.
KAPAMAGIan See KAPAMAJIan
KAPAMAJIan (T) Dealer in all kinds of ready-made clothing, shoes, etc.
KAPEGHian See KAPUJIan
KAPIGian See KAPUJIan
KAPIGHian See KAPUJIan
KAPIJIan See KAPUJIan
KAPIKian See KAPUJIan
KAPITANian See KAPTANian
KAPLAMAJIan (T) Silver plater
KAPLANian T Tiger, leopard..
KAPLAYUJIan (T) Silver plater
KAPOOSHian See KAPUJIan
KAPOOSian See KAPUJIan
KAPOUSOUSian See KAPUSUZian.
KAPOyan Dim. of KAPUJIan, etc.
KAPREILian See KAPRIELian
KAPRELian See KAPRIELian
KAPRIELian (H) Biblical angel of God: God is my strength.
KAPRILian See See KAPRIELian
KAPSUZian See KAPUSUZian.
KAPTANian (T) Captain (of a ship).
KAPUJIan (T) Doorman, Gate-keeper, Porter, Janitor. caretaker, concierge
KAPUHSUZ See KAPUSUZian.
KAPUSUZian (T) Doorless, gateless, without a job. See KAPSUZ (uncovered)
KAPUTIKian See GABOUDIGian.
KARAASLAN (T/P) Black lion.
KARABACAKian See KARABAJAKian
KARABAGHTSIan (T) Native of Karabagh (Artsakh).
KARABAJAGHian (T) Black-footed.
KARABAJAKian (T) Black legs.
KARABASANian (T) Black nightmare. See MGHTSAVANCHian.
KARABASHian (T) Monk; priest; celibate.
KARABEDian See GARABEDian
KARABELAyan (T) Black or gloomy trouble, misfortune, calamity.
KARABETian See GARABEDian.
KARABian See GARABEDian
KARABIDian See GARABEDian
KARABOGHOSian (T/Gr) Swarthy Paul.
KARADian See KARADAYian
KARADAYian (T) Swarthy maternal uncle; captain of a ship; a good fellow. Stepan
Karadian has the following to say about his family name; “There’s only one other
in Los Angeles, but no relation. My dad changed it from Yaghdjian to Karadayian
to Karadian. Kara= dark/black; di = uncle, so we are son or family of a dark
skinned uncle. He was from the village of Soelesz, Bursa.”
DENIZLIan (T) Native of Black Sea area.
KARADJIan See KARAJIan
KARAGEOZian (T) Black or dark-eyed person; gypsy; main figure in shadow show
(the Turkish Punch).
KARAGEUZian See KARAGEOZian
KARAGHEUSian See KARAGEOZian:
KARAGHLANian See KARAOGHLANian.
KARAGOEZian See KARAGEOZian
KARAGOLian (T) Native of Karagol village near Sepastia, Western Armenia.
KARAGOULian (T/P) Black rose. The name of a breed of sheep from whose lambs
astrakhan is obtained.
KARAGULian See KARAGOULian
KARAGULAyan) Black stone?
KARAHISSARian (T) See AFYONian and SHABINian.
KARAJALIan Like a karajuh: See KARAJIan
KARAJELIan (T) Like a karajuh: See KARAJIan
KARAJIan (T) Brigand, highwayman, backbiter.
KARAJOGHLUyan See KARAJIan
KARAKACHian See KARAKASHian
KARAKASHian (T) Possessing black eyebrows.
KARAKAZian See KARAKUZian, KARAKASHian, KARAKUSHian.
KARAKEHyan (T) Black head of a village.
KARAKELian See KARAGULian.
KARAKEZian (T) See KARAKUZian, KARAKASHian, KARAKUSHian.
KARAKHANian (T) Black prince.
KARAKOOSHian See KARAKOUSHian
KARAKOSian See KARAKOUSHian
KARAKOSHian See KARAKOUSHian
KARAKOULAKian (T) Possessing black or dark ears. Nurhan Becidyan offers the
following comments: "Karakulak is the name of a wild cat with black ears whose Latin
name is Caracal Caracal, derived from the Turkish word for black ears. There are also,
currently, Turks in Turkey with this last name."
KARAKOUSHian (T) Eagle,
KARAKOUZian See KARAKOUSHian, KARAGEOZian.
KARAKUSHian See KARAKOUSHian
KARAKUZian (T) Dark complexioned girl.
KARAMANian (T) See KARAMANLIan
KARAMANLIan (T) Native of town of that name in the Vilayet of Konia;
a dark complexioned person.
KARAMANOOGian See KARAMANOUGian
KARAMANOUGian (T/A) Swarthy complexioned youth.
KARAMANOUKian See KARAMANOUGian
KARAMANUGian See KARAMANOUGian
KARAMANUKian See KARAMANOUGian.
KARANFILian Dealer in cloves.
KARANFULian See KARANFILian.
KARAOGHLANian (T) Dark youth, gypsy
KARAOGLANian See KARAOGHLANian.
KARAPETian See GARABEDian
KARATOPRAKian (T) Black soil/earth, grave
KARAVANian (T) Karavana: Dealer in flat copper pans, mess-tins.
KARAVANKian (T/A) Native of village near Kharpert.
KARAyan Dim. of KAREKINian.
KARAyan See KARAGOPian, KARAGOZian, KARAKASHian,
Herbert von Karayan’s family name.
KARAYAVRUyan (T) Dark complexioned cub.
KARBASian See KURBASHian
KARDASHian (A) Stone-chipper, hewer. See KARDESHian.
KARDESHian (T) Brother (Kardesh from karn: belly, and dash: fellowship.)
KARGIan See KARJIan
KARian (A) Dikm. of karaganch; stone deaf.
KARIBian See GHARIBian
KARJIan (T) Snow/ice vendor.
KARMIRSHALian See GARMIRSHALian
KAROGHLANian See KARAOGHLANian.
KAROGLAN See KARAOGHLANian.
KARPOUZ (T/P) Watermelon grower/seller
KARSian See GARSian.
KARTALian 1.(T) Eagle. 2. Native of Kartal, a district of Istanbul.
KASABian See KASSABian.
KASANDJIan See KAZANJIan
KASAPian See KASSABian.
KASARian See KASARJIan, KASSARJIan.
KASARJIan (T) Dealer in hatchets, small axes, bill-hooks, pruning implements.
KASBARian (P) Treasure-master; imperial; name of one of the three Magi.
KASGELENian (T) The goose is coming; said of a foolish person.
KASGUELENian See KASGELENian
KASHiam (T) Eyebrow.
KASHARian (T) A kind of flat cheese made in the Balkans.
KASHIKJIan See KASHUKCHIAN
KASHKASHian (T) Eyebrow, a curved thing, collet (of a ring); accolade (Mus.)
KASHUKCHIan (T) Spoon maker
KASPARian See KASBARian
KASPERian See KASBARian
KASSABian (Ab) Butcher.
KASSAMANian See KETSEMANian.
KASSAPian See KASSABian.
KASSARDJIan See KASSARJian, KASARJIan.
KASSARIJIan See KASSARJIan, KASARJIan.
KASSARian See KASSARJIan, KASARJIan.
KASSARJIan (Ab/T) Fuller: One who cleans, shrinks, and thickens cloth with moisture,
heat and pressure. Textile whitener.
KASSARDJIAN See KASSARJIan, KASARJIan.
KATARIKyan (T) kater: string or file of camels, etc.; railway train
KATERJIan (T) Muleteer
KATIBian (Ab) Clerk, secretary.
KATRANDJIan See KATRANJIan.
KATRANJIan (T) Dealer in or worker with tar.
KATSAKHian (A)Vinegar maker or dealer.
KATURJIan See KATERJI Katurji = muleteer (T)
KATZAKHian See KATSAKHian
KAVAFian (Ab/P) Dealer in ready-made boots.
KAVAZANJIan (A/P) Staff/cane maker or seller. [Minas Arakelian suggests that
kavazan is derived from the Persian words gav for cow, and asa for rod or stick.].
KAVOKian See KAVOUKJIan
KAVOOGian See KAVOUKJIan
KAVOOKian See KAVOUKJIan
KAVOOKJIan See KAVOUKJIan
KAVORKian See KEVORKian
KAVOUGian See KAVOUKJIan.
KAVOUKian See KAVOUKJIan.
KAVOUKJIan (T) Quilted turban maker/dealer.
KAVUKJIan See KAVOUKJIan
KAVOUNJIan (T) Grower or seller of melons.
KAVUNian See KAVOUNJIan.
KAYADJANian See KAYAJANian
KAYAKACHOyan (T/A) Khachadour the village leader.
KAYAKCHIan (T) Maker/seller of skis, snowshoes.
KAYAyan See KEHYAyan.
KAYISHian See KAYUSHian.
KAYISHJIan See KAYUSHian.
KAYNAKCHIan See KAYNAKJIan
KAYNAKJIan (T) Welder.
KAYSERLIan See GESARian
KAYSSEian See GESARian
KAYTANJIan (T) Maker/seller of cotton or silk cords, braids.
KAYUSHian (T) Maker/seller of leather straps, belts, thongs,girdles
KAZANCHIan See KAZANJIan
KAZANDJIan See KAZANJIan
KAZANGIan See KAZANJIan
KAZANJIan (T) Cauldron, kettle, boiler-maker, coppersmith,
KAZARian See GHAZARian.
KAZAROSian See GHAZAROSian.
KAZASian See KAZAZian and KAZZAZian.
KAZAZian (Ab) Glazier.
KAZian See KAZAZian, KAZZAZian,KAZIJIan,
KAZIJIan (T) Excavator, engraver
KAZIKian (T) stake; peg; pile
KAZZAZian (T) Silk manufacturer; See KAZAZian.
KDICHian (A) Inventor, author, contriver
KDICHian Seer, soothsayer ?
KEBABDJIan See KEBABJIan
KEBABian See KEBABJIan
KEBABJIan (T) Roaster, vendor of roast meat; proprietor of a small restaurant
KECHEJIan (T) Maker/seller of felt products, such as hats, mats and carpets.
KECHian (T) Goat, obstinate
KECHICHian See KESHISHian
KECHIKIAN (T/A) Little goat (?)
KECian See KECHian
KEDian (A) Seer, soothsayer ? diviner
KEDISHian See KDICHian
KEFCHIan See KEFCHIyan.
KEFCHIyan (T) One who eats, drinks, and makes merry.
KEFKASZian (T) Sad, sorrowful.
KEFLIGian (T) Merry; happy.
KEHian See KEHYAyan..
KEHAYian See KEHYAyan..
KEHEyan See KEHYAyan..
KEHIAyan See KEHYAyan.
KEHISHian See KAYUSHian.
KEHYAyan (T) Village elder.
KEHYEyan See KEHEyan.
KEISARian See GESARian.
KEISHian (T) See KAYUSHian.
KEJEJIan (T) Purveyor of bitter, pungent herbs.
KEKEJIan See KAHKEJIan
KEKLEKian See KEKLIKian.
KEKLIGian See KEKLIKian.
KEKLIKian (T) Red-legged partridge
KELEGian (T) Partly bald.
KELEKian See KEKLIK.ian
KELEMJIan See KALAMian
KELENJIan See KULUNJI:an.
KELESHian (T) Ringwormy; bald; dirty.
KELIKian See KEKLIKian. Dr. Hampar Kelikian, whose family name was originally Keklikian, was a pioneer in the restoration of damaged limbs. He was instrumental in helping U.S. Senator Bob Dole who had returned from World War II with injuries that had left his right arm frozen and about to be amputated. Kelikian fixed the shattered shoulder and allowed Dole to regain some use of his arm.
Kelikian and Bob Dole posing for a picture
KELLEJIan (T) Sheep’s head cooker.
KEMALIan Native of
KEMANIyan (T) Violinist.
KEMANJIan (T) Violin maker.
KEMHADJIan See KEMHAJIan.
KEMHAJIan (T) Brocade weaver/seller. Brocade is a fabric woven with an elaborate
design, especially one havinga raised overall pattern.
KEMURDZIan See Keomourjian
KENADJIan See KUNAJIan
KENAJIan See KUNAJIan
KENDERian See KENDIRJI
KENDIRJIan (T) Hemp rope maker/seller.
KEOGHOULOUyan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KEOMOURJIan (T) Coal dealer, collier, stoker.
KEOMURJIan See KEOMOURJIan.
KEORKian See KEURKJIan.
KEOROGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KEOROGHLOUyan (T) The hero of a popular legend; son of a blind man
KEOROUGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KEOSAYian See KEOSEyan
KEOSEyan (T) Hairless, beardless.
KEOSHEian See KEOSEyan
KEOSHIyan See KEOSEyan
KEOSIyan See KEOSEyan
KEOSSian See KEOSEyan
KEOSSEian See KEOSEyan
KERAGHOSian See GIRAGOSian
KERAMEDJIan See KIRAMIDJIan KIREMIDJIan
KERAMETian WONDER, MARVEL.
KERBASHian (T) kurbajuh: Whip, scourge
KERBEYKian See KURBUYUKian
KEREKian See GEREKTSIan
KEREMEJIan See KEREMITJIan.
KERESTECIyan See KERESTEJIan
KERESTEDJIan See KERESTEJIan
KERESTEJIan (T) Timber merchant.
KERJILIan See KURCHILIan.
KERKASHARian See KURKYASHARian
KERKIASHARian See KURKYASHARian
KERKORian: See Krikorian
KERNEKLIan (T) Native of village near Kharpert) ?; mountain in vicinity of Malatia ?
KEROGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KEROGLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KEROPian (H) Cherub (baby angel).
KEROVPian See KEROVPEyan
KEROVPEyan Classical form of KEROPian.
KERPICHian SUN-DRIED BRICK, ADOBE.
KERTMENian See KERTMENJIan.
KERTMENJIan (T) Notcher, scraper, scorer.
KERVANBASHian (T) Leader of a caravan.
KERVANDJIan See KERVANJIan
KERVANJIan (T) Caravansary operator.
KESABLian See KESSABian
KESEJIan (T) Maker/seller of hair gloves for scrubbing the skin.
KESHGEGian See KESHKEKian
KESHISHian (T) Christian priest or monk
KESHISHzadeh See KESHISHian
KESHKEGian See KESHKEKian
KESHKEKJIan (T) Maker/seller of dish of wheat boiled with minced meat.
KESSABian (Ab) Native of city of Kessab in Syria. See KASSABian.
KESSEDJIan/KESAJian (T) Maker/seller of coarse hair bath mitts
KETENJIan (P/Ab/T) Flax spinner or dresser; Linen weaver or draper.
KETENTCHIan See KETENJIan.
KETEyan (T) Maker/seller of pastry made of rice-flour.
KETSEMANian (H) Gethsemane, Biblical garden outside Jerusalem, scene of the agony,
betrayal and arrest of Jesus.
KEUCHEUKBALTAyan (T) Vendor of small axes.
KEUCHEUKGOULian (T/P) Little rose.
KEUCHEUKian (T) Small, young; insignificant; child.
KEUCEUKSHIRINian (T/P) Small and sweet; affable, charming.
KEUCEUKSIRINian See KUCUKSHIRINian
KEUCEUKYANTIR (T) Native of Little Yantir, the name of a village near------?
KEUCHGERian See GOSHGAGARian.
KEUCHGUERian See GOSHGAGARian.
KEUCHKARian See GOSHGAGARian.
KEUCHKERian See GOSHGAGARian.
KEUFTEJIan (T) Maker/seller of stuffed meatballs with bulghour.
KEUHNELIan (T) Native of village of Keuhne, located in the area of Gessaria east of
the town of Yozgat.
KEULTCHEyan (T) Metal ingot worker.
KEUPELIan (T) Earring-like; wearing earrings; with pendants
KEURAJIan (T). See KOURAJIan.
KEUREDGIan See KOURAJIan.
KEUREJIan See KOURAJIan.
KEUREKCHIan (T) Maker/ seller of oars; paddles, rower, oarsman
KEURian See KOURAJIan.
KEURKLIan (T) Adorned with furs.
KEUROGHELIan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KEUROGHLIyan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KEUSSEyan See KEOSAian
KEVORKian (Gr) George: farmer, agriculturist.
KEVOyan Dim. of KEVORKian
KEYIJIan (T) Keyji: master fountain-maker
KEYISian See KAYISHian
KEYTANJIan See KETENJIan
KHACHADOORian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHADORian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHADOURian (A) Cross bearer or giver; giver of or by the cross
KHACHADRian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHADURian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHATOORian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHATORian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHATOURian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHATRian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHATURian See KHACHADOURian
KHACHEKian Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHACHERESian (a) face of a cross
KHACHERian (A) Crosses
KHACHIGian (A) Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHACHIKian (A) Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHACHOyan (A) Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHADILian (T) Crude, hard, coarse.
KHAFFAFian See KAVAFian
KHALATian (Ab) Gift bestowed by a king.
KHALIGian See KHALIJIan, HALIKian.
KHALIJIan (P) Rug/carpet weaver/seller
KHANAGIRILMEZian (T) Someone who does not enter a khan, such as a tavern or
Coffee house. A prude.
KHANAMIRian T/Ab/P Found in Turkish, Arabic and Persian, khan and amir are
descriptive terms that have overlapping meanings. Both can be variously defined
as lord, sovereign, commander, chieftain. Thus a fitting rendering would be
commander-in-chief. See AMIRKHANian.
KHANian See KHANJIan
KHANTSAROURian ( ) Swaddling band.
KHANTSIan ( ) Native of Khan, a village near Sepastia, Historic Armenia.
KHANTZian See KHANTSian.
KHARMADJIan (T) See KHARMANJIan
KHARMANDARian (T) Owner of grain for threshing
KHARMANJIan (T) Thresher; sorter, blending expert, blender of tobacco, etc.
KHASHADOURian See KHACHADOURian
KHATALIan Hata = mistake, fault, blunder.
KHATCHADOURian See KHACHADOURian
KHATCHADRian See KHACHADOURian
KHATCHADURian See KHACHADOURian
KHATCHATOURian See KHACHADOURian
KHATCHATURian See KHACHADOURian
KHATCHIKian Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHATCHOyan Dim. of KHACHADOURian
KHATOUNian (TT) A noble lady, queen, mistress.
KHATOUNAGian (TT/A) Little lady.
KHAVILIJIan (T) Maker/seller of towels.
KHAZABASHian (Ab/T) Master or head silk worker or merchant.
KHAZANCHIan (P) Treasurer.
KHAZARian ( ) Native of the village of Khazar in the vicinity of Bitlis, Turkey. Khazar
can also be a diminutive of Ghazaros, and variant of Yeghiazar. See
KHAZINian (T) Hazin in modern Turkish: Sad, melancholy.
KHAZMADARian (P) Lord of the treasury.
KHEMTEMOURian (T) Khem (hem): Pers. Prefix indicating similarity or company;
Temour (Temur-Leng) Tamerlane
KHERBEKIAN See KURBUYUKian
KHERDian (T) Truncation of kherd-kach: break and run. The Kherdian sub-clan traces
back to a common ancestor. Here is what Charles (Garabed) Hardy of Racine,
Wisconsin has to say about the history of the name:
“The story about our family name, Kherdian, is the following:
The name of our entire clan was Bakaian. Our part of the clan became Kherdian
as a result of the following event: My paternal grandfather, Garabed Kherdian, was a
carpenter by trade. One day a Turk from a neighboring village came to Khulakugh (a
village near Kharpert City) and asked Grandfather Garabed to make and hang a door for
him. When the job was completed, Grandfather Garabed went to see the Turk to get paid.
The Turk told him that he did not have the money that day and that Grandfather
should come back another day. Each time Grandfather went to see the Turk to get
paid, he got the same answer. Finally, he was convinced that the Turk had no intention of
So Grandfather Garabed came up with a plan. Late one night, he along with his brothers
and cousins went to this Turkish village. While everyone was sound asleep, they chopped
down the door and fled. As they were fleeing, the Turks woke startled and started
screaming “kherduh khashduh” which in Turkish dialect means “destroyed and fled.”
Since that time the name of our part of the clan became Kherdian.”
KHERIMian See KHRIMian.
KHERLOBian See KHERLOPian.
KHERLOPian (Ab/T) Hayir: good, lop: bolt (food) One who swallows food by the
mouthful; a gourmand.
KHESHADORian See KHACHADOURian
KHEYMAT See KUYMETian, WORTH OR VALUE.
KHLEBNIKian (R) Baker.
KHODANian (T) Hodan: One who cultivates and sells a coarse, hairy, blue-flowered
European herb, used medicinally and in salads.
KHODAVERDian See KHOUDAVERDian.
KHOJAMIRian (T/Ab) Prince of teachers.
KHOJAAVAKian (T/A) Senior teacher.
KHOLAMian (T) Maker or seller of cinch belts that a hamal (porter0 uses to haul heavy
objects on the shoulders.
KHOLIAPANian See KOLIAPAN.
KHOROZian (T) Rooster, cock-of-the-walk; someone who struts about; or puts on airs;
hammer of a gun.
KHOSROF See KHOSROV
KHOSROV (P) Famous, renowned, celebrated.
KHOUDABABian (P/T) Godfather.
KHOUDABAKHSHian (P) God-given. The Armenian equivalent is
KHOUDAGOULian (P) God’s rose.
KHOUDAVERDian (P/T) God -given. The Armenian equivalent is
KHOUNGANian (P) Khondkar: lord, God.
KHOURDADJIan See KHOURDAJIan.
KHOURDAJIan (T) (T) Scrap metal dealer. See HOURDAJIan.
KHOURDOyan (T/TT) Wolf.
KHOURMATian (P) Date (fruit).
KHOURSHOUDian (P) Sun.
KHOYAN See KOY ?
KHOYETSIan (P/A) Native of city of Khoy, Iran.
KHOYETSyan See KHOYETSIan
KHRIMian ( ) Native of Crimea.
KHUDAVERDIan (P/T) Native of Khudaverdi in the Lake Urmia region.
KHUDOyan Dim. of KHUDAVERDIan.
KHURDADJIan See KHOURDAJIan.
KHURDAJIan See KHOURDAJIan
KHURDAVATCHIan (T) Seller of small wares, peddler, ironmonger.
KHZMALian (T) Adorned with a nose ring or bead.
KIBARian (T/Ab) Refined, polite, well-bred, genteel; eminent persons, belonging to the
KIBRITJIan (T) Seller of friction matches.
KILADJIan See KULUJIan; KILERJIan, KILEJIan.
KILARJIan See KILERJIan
KILECIan See KILEJIan
KILEDJIan (T) See KILEJIan
KILEJIan (T) Weighmaster.. Kile: measure of capacity just over a bushel.
KILERCIan See KILERJIan
KILERJIan (T) A kind of butler/housekeeper; pantryman.
KILICIan See KULUJIan
KILICyan See KULUJIan
KILIDJIan See KULUJIan
KILIJIan See KULUJIan
KILIMian (T) Maker/seller of pileless carpets.
KILIMJIan See KILIMIan.
KILISLIan (T) Native of Kilis,
KILISSian See KILISLIan
KILJIan (T) Supplier of kil, fuller’s earth/clay used in cleaning cloth.
KILLEDJIan See KILEJIan
KIMATian (Ab) Worthy; of value.
KINEBANIAN (T/A) Harboring a grudge
KINOSian (A) Dim. of YEVKINEOSian
KINOSSian See KINOSian.
KINOyan (A) Dim. of KNARian
KIRAJIan (T) Lessee, tenant, lodger. See KOURAJIan.
KIRCORian See KRIKOEian.
KIRECHJIan (T) Lime merchant, keeper of a lime depot, lime burner.
KIREDJIan See KIRECHJIan
KIREDZHyan See KIRECHJIan
KIREGIan See KIRECHJIan
KIREJIan See KIRECHJIan
KIREMEDJIan See KIREMITJIan
KIREMIDJIan See KIREMITJIan
KIREMITDJIan See KIREMITJIan
KIREMITJIan (T) Tile maker; roof tile seller; tiler.
KIRETCHJIan See KIRECHian
KIRICHian See KIRISHian
KIRIJIan (T) Money-changer.
KIRIMian See KHRIMian.
KIRISHian (T): Preparer/seller of sheep or catgut strings for violin, bow, or surgical
KIRISHJIan See KIRISHian
KIRITCHJIan See KIRECHIan
KIRJIan See KIRAJIan
KIRJILian (T) Kurchul: Sprinkled with gray. >?
KIRKYASHARian See KURKYASHARian.
KITABJIan (T) Bookseller.
KIULNAZARian See GULNAZARian
KIUREGHian See GIUREGHian
KIZERian See KZIRian
KIZIR See KZIR.
KLDJIan See KULUJIan.
KLENDJIan See KULUNJIan
KLUDJIan See KULUJIan
KLUJIan See KULUJIan
KLUTCHian See KULUJIan
KNADJIan See KUNAJIan
KNAJIan See KUNAJIan
KNARian (A) Harp
KNARIGian Diminutive if KNARian
KOCAMANian See KOJAMANian
KOCHAKian (T) Brave, generous.
KOCHARian Emigrant, transmigrant
KOCHian (T) Sturdy and plucky young man.
KOCHIKian See KOCHian
KOHNELIan See KEUHNELIan.
KOJAyan (T) Old;ancient; large; great; famous. Husband; old man; elder..
KOJABABian (T) Elderly, great or famous grandfather.
KOJAMANian (T) Huge, enormous/
KOJAOGLANian (T) Great or famous boy, servant, catamite.
KOJEKian See KOCHAKian
KOKCHIan (T) Herbalist.
KOLANJIan (T) Maker/dealer of broad bands or belts; binding round the bottom of a
tent; rope of a swing.
HAKian (T) Maker or seller of mittens, arm bands, armlets, cuff protectors
KOLOLIan ( ) Native of
KOLYAPAN (T) Kol: arm. Leg, shoulder; yapan: straighten, set right. Chiropractor.
KOMOORian See KEOMOURJIan.
KONDAKian See KOUNDAKJIan.
KONDAKJIan See KOUNDAKJIan.
KONDERAJIan See KUNDURAJIan
KONDOURADJIan See KUNDURAJIan
KONDOURAJIan See KUNDURAJIan
KONDRAJIan See KUNDURAJIan
KONYALIan (T) Native of Konya in Historic Armenia.
KOOBATian (P/T) Koobat or kubat in Turkish means vulgar, coarse; common (accent on
way of speaking). However when questioned closely on the historic pronunciation of his
family name, Gregory Koobatian acknowledge that it was originally Khoobatian. This
puts an entirely different face on it. Khub in Persian music good, an at in Turkish means
horse. When the Persian word entered Turkish (probably in Ottoman times) the “kh”
sound was preserved. But with the modernization of the Turkish language and alphabet
“kh” was replaced with “h”. Thus you would get hub, which passes for love in Turkish
Arabic, and Persian. The foregoing suggests two possibilities for the name:The owner of
good or fine horses, or a lover of horses, as is the case with PILIBBOSian (Phil
hippos).To which Gregory and Nadine (nee Sarajian) add the following comment:
We are especially pleased that a “lover of fine horses” would marry the descendant of the
Sarajians, the “saddlemakers.”
KOOCHAGian See KOUCHAGian.
KOOMRUyan See KOUMROUyan.
KOPOGHLU (T) Scoundrel, rat
KOPOYian (T) Sporting dog; hound.
KOPUZian A plucked instrument
KORDian gnamol. Gin, as in wife or woman, and mol as in moli, fond Gortian. Nothing
with Kord. In our book of names published in Yerevan in 2000 by Dikran Avedisian, we
find Kortyan (we would spell it Kordian). The rendering of Kordyan in Avedisian's book
is along Eastern Armenian lines. Although the first letter is keh, the fourth is diun, which
is pronounced more like a t sound. The derivation is Turkish, but borrowed from Italian,
where presumably cort is an abbreviation of corti or a truncation of corteggiamento,
which means courtship. In that same book we find Haydostyan, which is defined as
kiugh Garsi marzi Oltii ogroukoum. Kordoian is not a familiar name to us, but we have
heard of the name Kordolian, which we don't have any data on either.
But, the suffix li suggests a native of a village named Kordo. And of course, the
Armenian rendering would be Kordo without the li, or Kordotsi, plus the ian.
KORDOGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KORENian See KHORENian
KORKian (A) Carpet weaver/seller.
KORKEGIan See KORKian
KORKOyan See KORKian
KOROGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KOROGHLUyan See KEORGHLOUyan.
KOROGLUyan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KORUKCHIan (T) Bellows maker/operator; instigator, agitator.
KORUKCHIan (T) Shovel maker/seller;
KOSian Dim. of KEOSEyan.
KOSEYAN See KEOSEyan
KOSHKAKARian See GOSHGAGARian
KOSROFian See KHOSROVian
KOTCHIKian See KHACHIKian, KOCHIKian, KOCHAKian, KUCHUKian.
KOUBATIan (T) Vulgar, coarse; common (accent or way of speaking). See
KOUCHAGian See KOUSHAGian.
KOUCHAKDJIan See KOUSHAKJIan
KOUCHAKian See KOUSHAKJIan
KOUCHOOKian See KEUCHEUKian.
KOUFEJIan (T) Maker/seller of large, deep baskets; porter (who carries goods in a
basket on his head)
KOUFTEJIan (T) Preparer/vendor of stuffed meatballs; blowhard, braggart, liar.
KOUGASian See GHOUGASian
KOUIOUNDDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOULAKJIan (T) Maker/seller of earflaps, earmuffs.
KOULAKSEZian See KOULAKSOUZian.
KOULAKSOUZian (T) Literally, without an ear; figuratively, having no ear for music.
KOULANJIan See KOLANJIan
KOULHANJIan (T) Coal tender for Turkish bath.
KOUMian See KOUMJIan.
KOUMian See KOUMJIan, KOUYOUMJIan.
KOUMJIan (T) Sand, gravel.dealer, see KOUYOUMJIan.
KOUMKOUMian (T) Kumkuma: narrow-necked vase or bottle; used in such expressions
as esrar kumkumasi, one full of secrets; malumat kumkumasi, a mine of information.
KOUMRian See KEOMOURJIan
KOUMRIyan See KEOUMROUyan.
KOUMRIGian (T) Dim. of KOUMROUyan. See Goumrigian.
KOUMROUKian (T) Customs officer.
KOUMROUyan (P) Kumri, (T) Kumru: Turtle-dove, ring-dove, noted for its plaintive
cooing, and affectionate disposition. Inseparable lover.
KOUMROYan See KOUMROUyan
KOUNDAKJIan (T) Maker/dealer of swaddling clothes or gunstocks; incendiary;
KOUNDOURAJIan (T) Shoemaker.
KOURAJIan (T) Military recruit or conscript; member of a committee charged with the
drawing of lots for military service.
KOURBANian (Ab) Victim, sacrifice.
KOURian Dim. of KOURKENian.
KOURKENian (P) Brave as a wolf.
KOURKJIan See KEURKJIan.
KOURKLIan See KEURKLIan.
KOUSANian (A) Minstrel.
KOUSHAGian (A) Seer, soothsayer, fortune-teller..
KOUSHAGJIan See KOUSHAGian, KOUSHAKJIan.
KOUSHAKian See KOUSHAKJIan
KOUSHAKDJIan See KOUSHAKJIan
KOUSHAKJIan (T) Belt/sash/girdle maker/seller.
KOUSHAKOLJIan See KOUSHAKJIan
KOUSHian (T) Bird.
KOUTICHian See KOUTOUJIan.
KOUTOUJIan (T) Dealer in small boxes or cases.
KOUYian See KOYian
KOUYMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOMDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUJIan (T) Well digger.
KOUYOUMAJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUMDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUMJIan (T) Jeweler
KOUYOUMOGIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUMOJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUNDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUYOUNGIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOUZian Dim. of KOUZOUJIan
KOUZOUyan See KOUZOUJIan.
KOUZOUGIan See KOUZOUJIan
KOUZOUJIan (T) Sheep-herder; Mild man.
KOYan (T) Villager.
KOYOMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan
KOZANian ( ) Native of Sis
KOZANLIan See KOZANian.
KOZYBEYOKian See GOZBUYUKian.
KRADJIan See KIRAJIan.
KRADJIan See KIRAJIan, KOURAJIan
KRAJIAN See KIRAJIan, KOURAJIan
KRAKASHian See KARAKASHian
KRAMEDJIan See KIREMIDJIan
KRAMIJIan (T) See KIREMIDJIan
KRANian See GRANian.
KRATian See KRATLIan.
KREKORian See KRIKORian
KRICHian See KIRISHian
KRICORian See KRIKORian
KRIKian See KRIKORian
KRIKORian (G) Krigoris: (Gregory) Awake, stay awake to watch
KRIKORISian See KRIKORian
KRIMian See KHRIMian
KRISTAPORian (Gr) Christ bearer.
KRKOURian See KRIKORian
KRNEKLIan See KERNEKLIan.
KSARJIan See KASSARJIan.
KSBOyan Dim. of KASBARian.
KSPARian See KASBARian.
KSPOyan Dim. of KASBARian.
KUBATian See KOUBATian.
KUBIKian Dim. of KUBian
KUCHUKian See KEUCHEUKian
KUCUKian See KEUCHEUKian
KUDian See KUTian
KUDANian (K) Var. of khudan: master, lord, patron.
KUESBEGian (T/K) Küs: Easily offended, beg: Feudal lord
KUFEJIan See KOUFEJIan .
KUFTEJIan See KOUFTEJIan.
KUIMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUIUMDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUIUMGIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUJAKian Breast, embrace, lap.
KULian See GOULian.
KULAKSEZian See KOULAKSOUZian
KULANDJIan See KOULHANJIan.
KULHANian See KOULHANJIan.
KULHANBEYIan (T) A tough.
KULHANDJIan See KOULHANJIan
KULHANGIan See KOULHANJIan
KULHANJIan See KOULHANJIan
KULKHANTANian ? (T) kul: slave, creature; formerly Janissary. Khan: sovereign,
KULTCHEyan See KEULTCHEyan.
KULUCHian See KUUJIan
KULUDJIan See KULUJIan
KULUFian (T) Vendor of sheaths, cases (pillow); sheather.
KULUJIan (T) Sword or saber maker/dealer
KULUJJIan See KULUJIan.
KULUNGIan See KULUNJIan
KULUNJIan (T) One beset with colic, cramp, lumbago
KUMKUMian See KOUMKOUMian.
KUMRIyan See KOUMROUyan.
KUMRUKian See KOUMROUKian.
KUMRUyan See KOUMROUyan
KUNian(T) Sheath of a sword, scabbard.
KUNAJIan (T) Maker/seller of kuna (henna)
KUNDAJIan See KOUNDAKJIan
KUNDAKJIan See KOUNDAKJIan
KUNDURAJIan See KOUNDOURAJIan.
KUPALIan See KEUPELIan
KUPELIan See KEUPELIan.
KURAJIan See KIRAJIan, KOURAJIan.
KURAZian See KOURAJIan.
KURBAJIan: (T) Maker/seller of water skins/bottles.
KURBANian (Ab) Sacrifice, victim.
KURBASHian (T) Maker/seller of horsewhips, whips, scourges.
KURBUYUKian (T) Possessing a gray moustache.
KURCHILan (T) Sprinkled with gray.
KURDOGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KUREDJIan See KOURAJIan
KUREGHian See GIUREGHian
KUREGian See GIUREGHian, KOURAJIan
KUREJIan See KOURAJIan
KUREKCHIan See KEUREKCHIan.
KURian See KOURAJIan
KURKian See KEURKJIan,
KURKCIan See KEURKJIan
KURKDJIan See KEURKJIan
KURKEDJI See KEURKJIan
KURKGIan See KEURKJIan
KURKJIan See KEURKJIan
KURKLIan See KEURKLIan
KURKYASHARian (T) Forty souls. Nurhan Becidyan has provided the following additional information:
"My source, who knows the family that lives in Australia (and who also edited Manuel Kirkyasaryan's memoir in Turkish),
told me that apparently they were a very large family and 40 people would all eat together around the table, so the name."
Stepan Kerkyasharian of Melbourne, Australia has kindly furnished the following information on his family name:
"The Kerkyasharians are a very large family and they are from Hajin which is now named Sayinbeyli. In fact I was told by a Kerkyasharian who was in his late 80s about 40 years ago that Hajin was founded by three
people Two of them brothers. They sought refuge for whatever reason in this mountainous area which was almost impossible to access and welcomed others seeking refuge to establish a settlement. The two brothers are
the forefathers of the Kerkyasharian clan. Some of what I am writing from now on can be sourced in various publications such as the history of Hajin and various magazine articles published by the Hajin
Hayrenagtzagan Miyoutyun in Argentina about seventy years ago.
There was a very large Rock just on the outskirts of where the bulk of the settlers lived, where the Kerkyasharian clan established their feudal home. Apparently more then forty members of the family lived there and
sat down for dinner together. Hence they were called the Kerk-yashars in Turkish meaning the ‘forty living together,’ Which then evolved into Kerkyasharian.
Kirkiasharian is the family name of the late Arpi Muradian, wife of Vazgen Muradian, Armenian composer.
KURMAJIan (T) Small grain or corn merchant.
KURNAZian Wily ?.
KUROGHLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan,
KURTIGian (T/A) Little or dear wolf.
KURTIKian See KURTIGian
KURTIKyan See KURTIGian
KURUMLIan ( ) Native of Aintab, Historic Armenia.
KUSHAKian See KOUSHAKJIan.
KUSHKARian See GOSHGARian.
KUTAHian See KUTAHYAyan
KUTAHYAyan ( ) Native of Kutahya, Historic Armenia.
KUTian (T) Luck, prosperity.
KUTCHUKian See KOUCHOUKian
KUTUJIan See KOUTOUJIan
KUYMETian (T) Worth or value.
KUYOOMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUYUJIan (T) Tobacco cutter; shore fisherman.
KUYUMCian See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUYUMDJIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUYUMJIan See KOUYOUMJIan.
KUZIRian See KZIRian
KUZOian See KOUZOUJIan
KUZUJIan See KOUZOUJIan
KYOURACHIan See KOURAJIan.
KYOURAJIan See KOURAJIan.
KYOUREJIan See KOURAJIan.
KYOURICHIan See KOURAJIan
KYOUROGHLIan (T) Plump. See KEOROGHLOUyan.
KYOROKLIan See KEOROGHLOUyan
KYUREGHian See GIUREGHian.
KYURKCHIan See KEURKJIan.
KZIRian (A) Burgomaster, mayor of village. village headman’s helper.Also, an executor,
a person who implements decisions of the higher governors of his office.
KZOyan DIM. of KZ