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Baby names of Russian origin, for russian.

Adoption of these boy names was at its peak a decade ago (usage of 0.2%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.2%, down 7.1%). Ivan (#132) is the most chic baby name among these.

Here is the list of Russian names for girls.


Names may be associated with an origin, eg. Nelson is associated with "African" but is not of African origin.

Alek - Shura

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Top 2000 baby names ranking of Russian names: Alek, Arman, Boris, Ivan, Lev

"Man's defender, warrior." Alyk is also a marginally favored kid's name. See also Aloj. Russian form of Alex.

"Man, warrior." Unusual, but Andrian is comparable to common -ian last names Ananian (upper 59%), Andonian (31%). See also Andriel. Variant of Andrew.

Short form of Armando .. Popular as a birth name, Arman is comparable to the common Armand.

"Small; battle glory." Boriss, Borja, Borris and Borys are more unique as variant forms of Boris. .. form of the Russian name Borislav ..

"Head of hair." Czar, like the similar Cezar, occurs more often as a surname. See also Ezar. Russian form of Caesar.

"God's gift." Feodor and variants were not Top birth names in 2014. Variant of Theodore ..

"Old; honor." Gerasim is rare as a baby name. Russian form of Greek Gerasimos, derived ..

"Feller of trees." Compare last names Hedeen (top 26%), Heden (60%). See also Haden. Variant of Gideon.

Variant of Ingvar (Scandinavian) "Ing's soldier" .. Not Top 2000 name. See also Ifor.

"Jehovah is God." Not that popular as a baby name. The glamorous Russian Illya Kuryakin from ..

"God is gracious." Rather quaint as a baby name. See also Innis. Variant of John.

"Jehovah increases." Iosef, Iosif and Iosip were not among 2014's Top names. Variant of Joseph.

"God is gracious." Ivan and variants became more popular in 2014, gaining on average +1 position as baby names with Ivan leading the rise. Variant of Hebrew John ..

Variant of Leo. A conventional birth name (#1493 the past year), Lev also exists frequently as a surname.

Nickname for Michael .. Rather quaint as a children's name. Unisex name.

"Holy." Not much used as a baby name. Fashion designer Oleg Cassini.

"Man's defender." Outside Top 2000. .. of Alexei, the Russian form of ..

Variant of Roderick (Old German) famous .. Not Top 2000 name. See also Roric.

"Man's defender." Sacha and Sascha are more rare as versions. Diminutive of Alexander ..

"Man's defender." Shura, Schura and Shoura are not Top 2000 names. .. nickname for a man in Russia.

Quick Reference

Index of all names [and variants] for Russian names for boys.

1. Alek - Shura
Alek, Andrian, Arman, Boris, Czar, Fyodor, Gerasim, Hedeon, Igor, Ilya, Ioanis, Iosef, Ivan, Lev, Misha, Oleg, Olexei, Rurik, Sacha, Shura

2. Tsar - Yuri
Tsar, Vanya, Yesenin, Yevgeny, Yuri