SURNAMES NOT MET ANYMORE IN ASPINDZA MUNICIPALITY
More than 90% of muslim population of the region who were deported from Meskheti to the central Asia in the 40-ies of the XX century were Georgians and their nickname “tatari” denoted not their nationality but confession. many facts and traditions existing in the region confirm this.
There are more than a hundred surnames having disappeared as soon as the muslim meskhs were deported: baladaSvili, gogdariSvili, goniaSvili, vefxvaZe, TuTaZe, TurmaniZe, iboSvili, ispiriani, komuraze, laliaSvili, mamniaSvili, maxaraZe, mexriZe. metoniZe, muTiaSvili, nadinaSvili, rasalaSvili, raxmiaSvili, sarajiSvili, torolaSvili/toroliSvili, fezoSvili, GaribaSvili, KuliSvili/KuloSvili, xaloSvili.