Prince Zachary Jorjadze in 1863
|Meaning||"son of Jorja"|
|Region of origin||Georgia|
It is considered by a genealogical tradition to have been of Caucasian Albanian origin, settled in the southern Georgian province of Meskheti in 980 and removed to Kakheti in eastern Georgia in 1466. The family was elevated to a princely dignity by the kings of Kakheti and granted the office of mouravi (palatine) of Gremi, and of Eniseli, the latter being hereditary in the line.
Presently, there are 154 Jorjadze family members in Georgia.
There is one street named after Jorjadze in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi.
- Zachary of Georgia (born as Zakaria Jorjadze), Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia
- Nana Jorjadze, Georgian film director, scriptwriter and actress
- Dimitri Jorjadze, Georgian prince and race car driver
- Tea Jorjadze, Georgian contemporary artist
- Toumanoff, Cyril (1967). Studies in Christian Caucasian History, p. 271. Georgetown University Press.
- Bagrationi, Ioane (1768-1830). Jorjadze (Princes of Kakheti). The Brief Description of the Georgian Noble Houses. Retrieved on December 19, 2007.
- (Russian) Jorjadze. Russian Biographic Lexicon. Retrieved on December 19, 2007.
- Jorjadze Archived 2012-04-05 at the Wayback Machine. Georgian Civil Registry. Retrieved on February 9, 2012.
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