Genealogy Projects tagged with Bukharan Jews on the Geni Family Tree

« Back to Projects Dashboard

  • Bukharian Surnames

    An index of Bukharian Surnames with meaning (click on links to search) A Abayev / Abaev - son of Abo Abramov - son of Abram (Avraham). See Aharonov - son of Aharon Akilov - from "oq Il", which means clear mind, wise Akbashev / Akgbashoff - from "oq boshi", which means white head Aksakalov - from "oq soqol", which means white beard - a nickname for elders

  • Bukharan Jews of Central Asia

    Bukharan Jews are Jews from Central Asia who speak Bukhori, a dialect of the Tajik-Persian language. Their name comes from the former Central Asian Emirate of Bukhara, which once had a sizable Jewish community. Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the great majority have emigrated to Israel or to the United States, while others have emigrated to Europe or Australia. History According ...

  • Finding Nison Gavrielov's Burial Ground

    This project is dedicated to Nison Gavrielov זצ״ל , who was killed in combat during WWII, while fighting for the Russian army against the Germans. The search was conducted by both Gavriel and Nisan Gavrielov – who are great-grandchildren of the fallen hero. Their goal was to systematically search for the location of their great-grandfather burial ground, and they were determined to do so during...