Zangief

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Gender Masculine
Scripts Зангиев(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. ZANG-geef(Popular Culture)
zahn-GEE-yef(Russian)
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Other Forms FormsZangiev

Meaning & History

Anglicized spelling of the Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæнджиаты (Zændžiaty). It is derived from the Persian word zangi meaning "dark-skinned" or a "Negro". This name was made popular by the Russian wrestler from the Street Fighter series, who took his namesake from the Soviet wrestler Victor Zangiev.
Added 2/27/2015 by Sinek Valesi
Edited 4/23/2015 by LMS and Sinek Valesi