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Avakian Family History

Avakian Name Meaning
Armenian: patronymic from classical Armenian awag, literally ‘first’, ‘greatest’. This was used as a personal name, usually for a firstborn son. Compare German Max, from Latin maximus ‘greatest’. It was also an occupational name for a priest.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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512 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Avakian Families

  • Number of Avakian families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Avakian Family Origin

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Avakian Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Avakian

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Avakian Family Occupations

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