Ossetian Submitted Surnames

Ossetian names are used in Ossetia, which is a region split by Russia and Georgia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abaev Абайты Ossetian, Uzbek, Kazakh, Turkmen
Possibly derived from Proto-Turkic *bāj meaning “rich, noble”.
Aguzarov Ӕгъуызарты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname of unknown meaning.
Alborov Ӕлборты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Alborty.
Alborty Ӕлборты Ossetian
Derived from Loir, the name of a village in present-day North Ossetia-Alania.
Bazaev Бӕззаты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Bazzaty.
Bazzaty Бӕззаты Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბაზი (bazi) meaning "falcon" or from a given name derived from Tatar базу (bazu) meaning "to dare" (given in hopes that a son would become a warrior).
Bestaev Бестауты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Bestauty.
Bestauty Бестауты Ossetian
Derived from Ossetian бистэ (biste) meaning "village, suburb" or from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent, better". In the case of the former, it would have been used to indicate the place of residence of an ancestor.
Bibilov Бибылты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Bibylty.
Bibylty Бибылты Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ბიბილო (bibilo) meaning "scar" or "crest", used to refer to a person with a distinctive scar on their face.
Bombi Бомби Italian, Bosnian, Albanian, Georgian, Armenian, Ossetian
Patronymic form of Bomba.
Britaev Брытъиаты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname of unknown meaning.
Dudaev Дудайты Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Variant transcription of Dudayev.
Dudarov Дудараты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified Ossetian name of unknown meaning, possibly of Turkic origin.
Dudayev Дудайты Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of a Chechen and Ossetian family name of disputed meaning; the name may be derived from Ossetian дудахъхъ (dudaqq) meaning "bustard", from Ingush тат (tat) meaning "Mountain Jew", or from Circassian дадэ (dade) meaning "grandfather" or "king, head, chief"... [more]
Dudayeva Дудайтыа Chechen, Ossetian (Russified)
Feminine transcription of Chechen Дудаев, ДудагӀеран and Ossetian Дудайты (see Dudayev).
Dzagoev Зӕгъойты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæгъойты (Zægoyty), which came from the nickname Dzagoy. The name was probably from Ossetian дзаг (dzag) meaning "full, complete", ultimately derived from Persian چاق (čâq) meaning "fat".
Dzhioev Джиоты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Dzhioty.
Dzhioty Джиоты Ossetian
Most likely related to Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjvala) meaning "bright, radiant, luminous".
Dzugaev Дзугаты Ossetian (Russified)
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)".
Gabaraev Гӕбӕраты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Gabaraty.
Gabaraty Гӕбӕраты Ossetian
Derived from Алгуз (Alguz), an earlier Ossetian family name of unknown meaning. Historically, the last of the Alguz family migrated to the village of Zalda (located in present-day South Ossetia), where most members of the family presently reside.
Galaztæ Галазтӕ Ossetian
Gazaev Гӕззаты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian name most likely derived from Ossetian гæзæмæ (gæzæmæ) meaning "few, little, rare".
Gazdanov Гӕздӕнты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Gazdanty.
Gazdanty Гӕздӕнты Ossetian
Possibly derived from Arabic غَازِي (ḡāzī) meaning "hero, champion".
Gazdiev Ingush (Russified), Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush and Ossetian surname derived from the name of an Ingush teip (clan) of unknown meaning, possibly of Turkic origin. The name is mainly found in present-day Ingushetia and North Ossetia-Alania.
Kharebaty Харебаты Ossetian
Derived from Georgian ხარება (xareba) meaning "annunciation".
Kharebov Харебаты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of Kharebaty.
Laliev Лалыты Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ossetian surname derived from Georgian ლალი (lali) meaning "ruby", ultimately from Sanskrit लाल (lāl).
Pliev Плиты Ingush (Russified), Ossetian (Russified)
Russified form of an Ingush and Ossetian name, which is derived from the name of an Ingush teip (clan). The name itself comes from Plievo, the name of a village in Ingushetia, which means "village of the sons of Pkhile", referring to a given name possibly derived from Ossetian пыл (pyl) meaning "elephant".
Zændžiaty Зӕнджиаты Ossetian
From the Persian word zangi meaning "Dark Skinned". Zangiev and Zangief are variants.
Zangiev Зангиев Ossetian, Soviet, Russian, Popular Culture
The Russified Soviet and Modern Russian form of the Ossetian surname Зæнджиаты Zændžiaty A famous user of it is wrestler Victor Zangiev, himself the inspiration for Zangief of Street Fighter fame.