50 Beautiful Russian Names for Girls and Boys

50 Beautiful Russian Names for Girls and Boys
50 Beautiful Russian Names for Girls and Boys

Are you still thinking over the name of your baby? This is a unique and responsible opportunity to give somebody a name, he or she will live with. This is your chance to come up with something beautiful, unique and meaningful! Don’t miss it – this is totally
your right.

In order to make the name unique – try a foreign one,  it would sound like nothing else in the neighborhood and your baby will enjoy it later. This time we suggest 50 Russian names, that are used in Russia and Slavic countries. Many of them are exotic, but still sound pretty cool.

Let’s bring some internationalization with the Russian baby names!

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Here are the lists of Russian and Slavic names that will sound perfect with whatever family name your child is going to carry.

Russian names for girls

  • Agnia – “made of fire”
  • Aksienia – meaning “hospitable or foreigner”.
  • Bogdana – meaning “gift of God”.
  • Bajena – “welcomed”
  • Daria (Dasha) – meaning “kind winner”.
  • Galina (Galya) – meaning “peace and serenity”.
  • Inna – meaning “stormy flow; to float”.
  • baby namesJusta – meaning “just, fair”
  • Lera – meaning “strong and healthy”.
  • Marina – meaning “marine”.
  • Mila – meaning “cute; slim”.
  • Nina – supposedly meaning “a queen”.
  • Oksana – meaning “hospitable or foreigner”.
  • Olga – meaning “holy, Saint”.
  • Pelageya – meaning “marine”.
  • Ragneda – meaning “council”.
  • Rada – “happy”
  • Ruslana – meaning “lioness”.
  • Svetlana – meaning “light, bright”.
  • Taisia – meaning “wise, fertile”.
  • Tatiana – meaning “mastermind”.
  • Tamila – “the nice one”
  • Vlada (Vladislava) – meaning “famous, glorious”.
  • Yesenia – meaning “autumn”.
  • Yana – “the bliss”

Russian names for boys

  • baby namesBogdan – meaning “gift of God”.
  • Boris – meaning “warrior, conqueror”.
  • Danko – “the giving”
  • Gleb – meaning “heir to God”.
  • Ignat – meaning “fiery”.
  • Igor – meaning “protecting the name of God”.
  • Jaroslav – meaning “strong, energetic, and passionate”.
  • Kyril – meaning “master, lord”.
  • Mikula (form of Nikolay) – meaning “to conquer people”.
  • Milan – «the caring”
  • Nikita – meaning “winner”.
  • Oleg – meaning “holy, Saint”.
  • Roman – meaning “Rome resident”.
  • Ruslan – meaning “lion”.
  • Saveliy – meaning “unpretentious, modest”.
  • Slava – meaning “Glory”.
  • Smeyan – “the laughing”
  • Stoyan – “the persistent”
  • Volat – the strongest
  • Vadim (Vadimir) – meaning “nation’s mentor (from вадити [vaditi] – to teach, мир [mir] – nation)”
  • Veles – the name of the God of narrators and poetry from Slovenian mythology.
  • Verban – meaning “like a tree”.
  • Vlad (Vladislav) – meaning “famous, glorious”.
  • Velimir – meaning “commanding”.
  • Yefim – meaning “devotional, noble”.

Remember – the name should sound and sometimes it is better to wait for your baby to appear in order you could give it the right name.

Sometimes the name comes as a sign and sounds right. Whatever you decide – it’s a precious chance to identify a new person in the world.

References
https://carrieannebrownian.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/a-primer-on-russian-names/
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