Re: Meaning/Origins of Pejani surname?
PEJANOVI? surname is predominantly of Montenegrin origin and is not related to toponym PE?.
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Etymological root of PEJANOVI? surname is given name PETAR.
PE? in Serbian and PEJA in Albanian are etymologically related toponyms and have nothing to do with root of that surname.
PE? toponym, first recorded in XIII century, was transliterated into later PEJA in Albanian language following the typical pattern of substituting sound *t'/tj'* with *j*
(linguistic sources : Popovi?, Bari?, Loma)