Melkonian is a common family name of Armenian origin, literally meaning "son of Melkon" ("Melkon" is an Armenian given name).

It may refer to:


  • David Melkonian, public motivator and philanthropist
  • Gennadi Melkonian, film director
  • James Melkonian, screenwriter and film director
  • Lois Melkonian, radio host, colleague of Dave Logan
  • Markar Melkonian, scholar, brother of Monte Melkonian
  • Melkon Melkonian, vice president of the Bulgarian Supreme Court
  • Michael Melkonian, botanist
  • Monte Melkonian, military commander
  • Vartan Melkonian, British conductor of Lebanese-Armenian origin
  • Philippe Melkonian, musician, Clearlight bandmember


  • Melkonian Educational Institute, a school in Cyprus
  • Monte Melkonian Fund, a California-registered charity organization

Other articles related to "melkonian":

Battle Of Kalbajar - The Battle - Melkonian's Advance
... Melkonian ordered his forces to halt their advance until the remnants of the column dried up in the early afternoon of April 1 ... The rest were ordered by Melkonian to be taken to a hospital in Karabakh's capital of Stepanakert however, as many as eleven of them died ... continued to be evacuated by both air and the through the intersection and Melkonian halted his advance by a further forty hours to allow the traffic column to move through ...
Monte Melkonian Fund
... The Monte Melkonian Fund, Inc ... and followers of Armenian military commander Monte Melkonian This Armenia-related article is a stub ...
Monte Melkonian
... Monte Melkonian (Western Armenian Մոնթէ Մելքոնեան, Eastern Armenian Մոնթե Մելքոնյան sometimes simply referred to by just his ... Melkonian had no prior service record in any country's army before being placed in command of an estimated 4,000 men in the war ... Melkonian fought against various factions in the Lebanese Civil War and against the Israel Defense Forces in the 1982 Lebanon War ...
Battle Of Kalbajar - The Region of Kelbajar - Rationale For Its Taking
... most successful commander of the conflict, Monte Melkonian ... According to Melkonian, the commander of the southern front in Martuni (Khojavend), the decision to take the town was a matter of certainty rather than choice ... the possibility of a large expulsion of civilians if the region was captured, Melkonian responded, "A lot of blood has been spilled on both sides.. ...