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Re: Origin of Kerkez surname
Posted by: Jugoslava, SGS Rodoslovlje (ID *****1506) Date: April 23, 2012 at 14:22:50
In Reply to: Origin of Kerkez surname by Pete Kerkez of 705

Origin of the surname KERKEZ :

- etnonym KERKEZ / ČERKEZ It denotes the name in Turkish language of the Adyghe people.

In Serbian language in dialect spoken in Kosovo ČERKEZ is also documented in meanings village,cemetery.

I would have to dig around to see when was the earliest documented occurrence in historical sources.

A good post from our forum with information and referenced original sources on origin of several branches of KERKEZ families:

Serbian Genealogy Society SGS "Rodoslovlje"

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