Laz

ETHNONYMS: Abkhaz: Alas; Georgian: Ch'ani; Greek: Lazoi, Sannoi, or Tsannoi; Russian and Turkish: Laz


Bibliography

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Tarik Lazovic
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Nov 19, 2009 @ 5:05 am
There is a few families with surname Lazovic in the Balkans. Some of thema are Ortodox, some Muslim. How possible is that they origin is from Laz etnicithy?

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