Zhigalov- anyone know the history of the Russian surname Zhigalov (a) within Ukraine

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My husband surname is Zhigalov (a) female version with a (a) at the end. Zigalov is another version of the name. My husband great grandfather was in a orphanage when he was a baby born in Ukraine I guess 1900's.

I've been trying to find what the meaning and the origin of the surname Zhigalov/Zigalov (a) as it's not one the common Russian surname. Any information would be a great help
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Well it’s not a typical Ukrainian surname either. Have you looked to see if it’s Belorussian?

Regards,

Ann
by Ann Browning G2G6 (9.0k points)

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