Usage Ossetian (Russian)
Scripts Дзугаты (Ossetian), Дзугаев (Russian)
Other Forms FormsDzugaeva, Dzugaty
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 6/15/2019
Probably derived from Dzuga, the name of a past ancestor and the founder of the family/clan of uncertain meaning, though it could have been used to refer to a shepherd or herder if derived from Iron Ossetian дзуг (dzug) meaning "flock, herd (of sheep or cattle)".