Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Ingush (Russian)
Scripts Малсаг-наькъан(Ingush) Мальсагов(Russian)
Other Forms FormsMalsagova, Maltsagov
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 1/30/2018
Russified form of an Ingush name, which is derived from the name of an Ingush teip (clan) in turn from the name Malsag. The name itself means "sunny person" from Ingush малх (malkh) meaning "sun, solar" combined with саг (sag) meaning "person, man".