RUSSIAN NAMES

RUSSIAN BABYNAMES

Russian baby names: These names are used in Russia.



Russian Boy Names
Names
Meaning
Adam
" earth" or simply" man "
Adrian
a town in northern italy. This gave its name to the Adriatic Sea.
Afanasi
immortal
Afanasy
Variant transliteration of AFANASI
Akim
Saint Joachim was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of the Virgin Mary.
Aleksander
"defending men"
Aleksei
helper or defender
Alexei
Variant transliteration of ALEKSEI
Alyusha
Pet form of ALEKSEI
Andrei
man
Andrew
man
Anisim
";beneficial, profitable"
Anton
flower
Anthony
flower
Bogdan
"gift from God"
Boris
Short form of BORISLAV This was the name of a 10th century Russian saint.
Borislav
"fame in battle"
Borya
Pet form of BORIS
Carpus
fruit
Daniil
Russian form of DANIEL An old testament character.
David
"friend" or "beloved"
Denis
Saint Denis was a 3rd - century missionary to Gaul who was beheaded in Paris. He is the patron saint of France.
Dima
Pet form of DIMITRI derived from the Greek Goddess "Demeter".
Dimitri
Russian form of DEMETRIUS Demetrius derived from the Greek goddess of Demeter.
Dmitri
Russian form of DEMETRIUS Dmitri Mendeleev was the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.
Dmitrii
Variant transliteration form of DMITRI
Dmitriy
Russian Variant transliteration form of DMITRI
Dmitry
Russian Variant transliteration form of DMITRI
Dominik
"DOMINIC" of the lord
Dorofei
gift of God
Edvard
rich guard
Ermolai
the people of Hermes.
Evgeni
well born
Evgeniya
well born
Evpraksiya
good action or exercise
Faddei
heart
Fedot
given to God
Feofilakt
guarded by god
Ferapont
servant or worshipper
Filat
Short form of FEOFILAKT
Foka
"a seal"
Foma
form of THOMAS meaning twin
Fyodor
Russian form of THEODORE
Gabriel
strength of God
Garsha
old or honor
Gavriil
strength of god
Gennadi
noble or generous
Gennadius
noble
Gennadiy
Variant transliteration of GENNADI
George
farmer
Georgi
farmer or earth – worker
Georgiy
Variant transliteration of GEORG
Gerasim
old or honor
Gleb
God of Life
Gregory
alert and attentive
Grigori
watchful or alert
Grigory
Variant transliteration of GRIGORI
Grisha
Pet form of GRIGORI
Hermolaos
people of Hermes
Hillary
cheerful and happy
Hippolytos
freer of horses
Hypatia
supreme power
Igor
Bow Army
Ilari
cheerful
Ilya
from the name Elijah. Elijah was a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century BC.
Innokenti
innocent
Ioann
God is gracious
Iosif
form of Joseph meaning God will add
Ipati
highest or supreme
Ippolit
freer of horses or to loosen
Irenus
peace
Irinei
peaceful
Isidor
Gift of the Egyptian Goddess
Ivan
This was the name of several rulers of Moscow
John
God is gracious
Joseph
God will Add
Karp
Fruits or profits
Kazimir
to destroy greatness
KENYA
innocent
Kiril
lord
Kliment
merciful and gentle
Kolya
Pet form of Nicholas
Konstantin
constant and stead fast
Kostya
pet form of KONSTANTIN
Kuzma
order and decency
Lavrenti
laurel
Lazar
Lazarus was a man from Bethany, the brother of Mary and Martha, who was restored to life by Jesus
Leonid
lion
Leonti
Variant transliteration of LEONTI
Leonti
lion
Lev
"lion"
Luka
form of Luke -Saint Luke was the author of the third Gospel and Acts in the New Testament.
Lyov
lion
Makari
blessed
Macario
blessed
Maksim
greatest
Maximus
great
Maksimilian
This was the name of a 3rd century saint.
Mark
Saint Mark was the author of the second Gospel in the New Testament. He is the patron saint of Venice.
Martin
derived from the Roman God of Mars
Matvei
gift of god
Matthew
Gift of God. He was supposedly the author of the first Gospel in the New Testament.
Maxim
great
Maksim
greatest
Melor
This name commemorates the creation of the former Soviet state
Mikhail
Who is God?
Mikula
Variant of NIKOLAI
Nikolai
A notable bearer was Nikolai Gogol, a 19th - century Russian novelist.
Milan
gracious
Miloslav
"favour glory"
Miroslav
"great glory"
Misha
Russian pet form of MICHAEL It is occasionally used as a female name.
Mitya
Pet form of DMITRI derived from the Greek Goddess of Demeter
Modest
moderate
Motya
form of Matthew
Mstislav
"vengeance and glory"
Naum
comforter
Nikifor
victory carrier
Nikephoros
carrying victroy
Nikita
unconquerable
Nikodim
victory of people
Nicodemus
victory of the people
Nikolai
A notable bearer was Nikolai Gogol, a 19th century Russian novelist.
Oleg
successful
Onisim
profitable
Onesimus
beneficial and profitable
Osip
form of Joseph meaning God will Add
Pankratios
all powerful
Pasha
Pet form of PAVEL
Pavel
small or humble
Paul
humble
Patya
humble
Pavel
Lowly
Petya
rock
Peter
rock or stone
Pyotr
Peter
Radimir
happy
Radzimierz
happiness
Radko
happy
Radoslav
happy glory
Roman
Roman
Rostislav
"to usurp glory"
Rurik
famed power
Roderick
famous power
Samoyla
God's name
Samuel
name of god
Samuil
form of Samuel
Sasha
defending men
Sava
old man
Saveli
people of central Italy
Semyon
listening
Sergei
servant
Sevastian
venerable
Spyridon
spirit
Stanimir
"great government"
Timofei
honoring God
Vitya
pet form of VITALI

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Russian Girl Names
Names
Meaning
Agafya
love
Agata
good
Aglaya
beauty
Agnessa
chaste
Agrafena
This name was borne by the scheming mother of emperor Nero.
Akilina
eagle
Aksinya
hospitality
Akulina
eagle
Alana
light
Aleksandra
feminine form of ALEXANDER meaning "defender of men"
Aleksandrina
Pet form of ALEKSANDRA
Alyona
moon
Anastasia
flower or resurrection
Anna
pet form of Hannah, the mother of Samuel from the Bible.
Anouska
Russian pet form of ANNA
Antonina
flower
Anushka
Russian pet form of ANNA
Anya
Russian pet form of ANNA
Arina
variation of Irene meaning "peace"
Arisha
Pet form of ARINA
Bogdana
gift from God
Boleslava
fame in battle
Bronislava
victory in battle
Diana
divine . Diana Spencer, the Princess of Wales, was a famous bearer of this name.
Dominika
of the lord
Ekaterina
pure
Elena
form of Helen meaning "torch or moon"
Elizaveta
oath of God
Eva
living
Evdokiya
to seem well
Eudocia
to look well
Fedora
Feminine form of THEODORE Several Byzantine empresses had this name.
Feodora
Russian form of THEODORA
Gala
calmful
Galina
calm
Galya
Pet form of GALINA
Grusha
Pet form of AGRAFENA
Irina
peace
Isidora
gift of Egyptian goddess
Katinka
pure
Larisa
citadel
Masha
Russian pet form of MARY
Nastasia
Short form of ANASTASIA meaning "flower or resurrection
"
Rada
"happy"
Stasya
Pet form of ANASTASIA , meaning "resurrection"

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