Юленька Ksenia Xenia, Ksenya Ksuysha Ksuyshen'ka Ксения Ксюша, aff. Besides, using the apostrophe to indicate Ь and Ъ does not make the pronunciation of such names any easier for English speakers. Veronika meaning: victory bringer Ok, we have plenty of girls with the anglicized version of this name, but I really like the Slavic k in there. While a basic nickname like Sasha may not signify anything except familiarity, other diminutives may be used in an affectionate manner. Use it to pick a name for a baby boy, to find a handle for your Russian class, or to practice forming patronymics. Most popular Russian girls names Sophia The name Sophia in Greek means «wisdom.
Любочка Ludmila Lyudmila, Luydmila, Liydmila Luda, Lyuda, Mila, Lucy Lyudochka, Milochka Людмила Люда, Мила, Люси, aff. Most of Russian names have a variety of forms. We all know this one from La Femme Nikita, right? And, his last name was Tolstoy. Vladimir Vladimirovich, Lev Nikolaevich, Fedor Mikhailovich. Томочка Tatyana Tatiana, Tatjana, Tatjyana Tanya Tanechka Татьяна Таня, aff. His first name was Lev. That includes names, unlike in German.
The name is rarely used. Even more informally, several can be formed from one name are often used. Верочка Veronica Veronika Vera, Nika -- Вероника Вера, Ника Victoria Viktoria, Viktorya, Victorya, Victoriya Vika -- Виктория Вика Yana Jana, Jyana -- Yanochka Яна aff. Ларисонька Lolita -- Lola Lolitochka Лолита Лола, aff. Lev meaning: lion Lev means lion in a number of Slavic languages, but I was still surprised to hear it used as Russian boy's name. To address a suspect, a former spouse, and other types that don't deserve the title Comrade, use гражданин fem. Despite the setbacks, there is a chance for brighter future.
You could name your dog Boris, Yeltsin or Yeltsy. For example, Муравьёв, a common Russian last name, is represented by more than fifteen variants of spelling in English: Muravyov, Myravyev, Muraviev, Muraviov, Murav'ev, Muravev, Murav'yev, Murav'ov, Muravjov, Muravjev, Mouravieff, Muravieff, Mouravief, Muravief, Muraviof, Muravioff. Below is a table of Russian female names, listed in the alphabetical order. The second ten by popularity: Nikita, Alexey, Matvey, Ilya, Timofey, Roman, Fedor, Yaroslav, Vladimir, Sergey. Russians use relatively few first names. I've included both Russian baby girl Names and Russian baby boy names. Ukrainian male and female names with meanings.
Putin , both the first name and the patronymic may be written out in full Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin , both the first name and the patronymic may be abbreviated V. There is also a pronunciation guide according to the English grammar rules in the right column for your convenience. Russian last names surnames history and statistics. Slang forms exist for male names and, since a few decades ago, female names. Леночка Elizaveta Elisaveta, Yelizaveta Liza, Lisa Lizon'ka Елизавета Лиза, aff. A person's name included that of his father: e. The third tier of popular female names for baby girls in Moscow: Margarita, Kristina, Alena, Vera, Taisiya, Alina, Kira, Diana, Yulia, Olga.
In Russian, adjectives before names are generally restricted to written forms of communication. Kolyan shows viewers the ridiculous side of the life of , a social group similar in many ways to British. Lesia Алексей Aleksey m Алёша, Лёша Alyosha, Lyosha Анастасия Anastasia f Настя, Стася Nastya, Stasya rare Анатолий Anatoly m Толя Tolya Анна Anna f Аня, Анюта, Нюта, Нюша Anya, Anyuta, Nyuta, Nyusha Борис Boris m Боря Borya Дарья Darya f Даша Dasha Дмитрий Dmitry m Дима, Митя Dima, Mitya Галина Galina f Галя Galya Геннадий Gennady m Гена Gena Георгий Georgy m Гоша, Жора Gosha, Zhora Григорий Grigory m Гриша, Гриць Grisha, Gritz ukr. All the kings of had the patronymic. This vast database of Russian names has been compiled from various references and suggestions provided by our web site users and resources partners.
Настенька, Асенька Angela Anjela, Andjella, Angella, Anzhela, Angelika, Anjelica Angela Angelochka Анжела aff. The patronymic otchestvo part of a Russian person's name is derived from the father's first name and usually serves as a middle name for Russians. Tha name of Lev Tolstoy's father was Nikolay, so the Lev Tolstoy's patronymic name is Nikola evich. And, as someone who was born with a very exotic and very-difficult-for-Americans-to-pronounce name, I don't want to see children subjected to unnecessary ridicule over something that could have easily been avoided. Евгений, Евгения Yevgeniy m , Yevgenia f Женя Zhenya Иван Ivan m Ваня Vanya Ирина Irina f Ира Ira Константин Konstantin m Костя Kostya Ксения Ksenya f Ксюша Ksyusha Лариса Larisa f Лара, Лёля Lara, Lyolya rare Леонид Leonid m Лёня Lyonya Лев Lev m Лёва Lyova Лидия Lidiya f Лида Lida Любовь Lyubov' f Люба Lyuba Людмила Lyudmila f Люда, Люся, Мила Lyuda, Lyusya, Meela rare Мария Mariya f Маша, Марічка Masha, Marichka ukr. Лиличка Maria Marya, Mariya Masha Mashen'ka Мария Маша, aff.
Full name Cyrillic script Full name Latin script Short forms Cyrillic Short forms Latin Александр Aleksandr m Саша, Саня, Шура, ukr. I don't know why I don't hear this more often than I do; I love it. Лизонька Evgenie Evgenia, Evgenya, Evgeniya, Ewgenia Zhenya Zhenechka Евгения Женя, aff. Tolstoy was actually called Leo in English circles due to a translation of his Russian name to English. For example, in 1610, Tsar gave to the , who were merchants, the privilege to use patronyms.