Origin of the name KHACHIG.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name KHACHIG.
Armenian name meaning "small cross," from chaza (cross) and a
diminutive suffix. (Dictionary of Sects,
Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of Religious Thought,
Blunt, 1874). Also spelled Khatchig.
On June 22d
Rev. Khachig Vartanian, who had been pastor of the Protestant church and
official representative of the Protestant community before the
government for many years, one of the most influential and deeply
respected citizens of Bitlis, was seized and imprisoned while on his way
to the Vali on behalf of some refugees... (The Tragedy of Bitlis,