Gurandukht

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Gurandukht (Georgian: გურანდუხტი), also Guarandukht (გუარანდუხტი), is a feminine given name in Georgia, ultimately derived from the Iranian Bahramdukht.[1] It was particularly popular among the medieval Georgian nobility.[2] According to the Georgian Civil Registry, only 43 women in Georgia bore this name as of 2012.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Golden, Peter B. (1979–1980), "The Polovci Dikii". Harvard Ukrainian Studies, 3–4: 196–309.
  2. ^ Rapp, Stephen H. (1997), Imagining history at the crossroads: Persia, Byzantium, and the architects of the written Georgian past, p. 537. Armenian Research Center collection, University of Michigan.
  3. ^ (Georgian) სახელებისა და გვარების სტატისტიკა: გურანდუხტი. Georgian Civil Registry. Accessed January 15, 2012.