Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts چانياڬو(Minangkabau Jawi)
Other Forms FormsCaniago
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 7/9/2019
Derived from Malay niaga meaning "trade, business, commerce", used to refer to an ancient group of Buddhist merchants affiliated with the clan. This is the name of a Minangkabau suku (tribe) from West Sumatra.