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Russian names. Russian male and female names

Afanas - Short form of Russian Afanasii, meaning "immortal."
Afanasei - Variant spelling of Russian Afanasiy, meaning "immortal."
Afanasiy - Russian form of Latin Athanasius,meaning "immortal." 
Afanasy - Variant spelling of Russian Afanasiy, meaning "immortal."
Afonasii - Variant spelling of Russian Afanasiy, meaning "immortal."
Afonika - Pet form of Russian Afon, meaning "immortal."
Afonka - Pet form of Russian Afon, meaning "immortal."
Afonos - Pet form of Russian Afon, meaning "immortal."
Aleks - Short form of Russian Aleksei, meaning "defender."
Aleksandr - Russian form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of men."
Aleksei - Russian form of Greek Alexios, meaning "defender."
Aleksey - Russian form of Greek Alexios, meaning "defender."
Alexei - Variant spelling of Russian Aleksey, meaning "defender."
Alexey - Variant spelling of Russian Aleksey, meaning "defender."
Alik - Short form of Russian Aleksandr, meaning "defender."
Alyosha - Russian form of German Aloïs (English Louis), meaning "famous warrior." 
Ambrosii - Russian form of Greek Ambrosios, meaning "immortal."
Anastasii - Russian form of Greek Anastasios, meaning "resurrection."
Anatolii - Russian form of Latin Anatolius, meaning "east" and "sunrise."
Anatoliy - Variant spelling of Russian Anatolii, meaning "east" and "sunrise."
Anatoly - Variant spelling of Russian Anatolii, meaning "east" and "sunrise."
Andrii - Variant spelling of Russian Andrei, meaning "man; warrior."
Apollonii - Russian form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo."
Aristarkh - Russian form of Greek Aristarkhos, meaning "best ruler."
Arkadi - Variant spelling of Russian Arkadiy, meaning "of Arcadia."
Arkadiy - Russian form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia."
Arkady - Variant spelling of Russian Arkadiy, meaning "of Arcadia."
Arkhip - Russian form of Greek Archippos, meaning "master of horses."
Arseni - Variant spelling of Russian Arseniy, meaning "virile."
Arsenii - Russian form of Greek Arsenios, meaning "virile."
Arseniy - Variant spelling of Russian Arseniy, meaning "virile."
Artyom - Russian form of Greek Artemisios, a name derived from the name of the goddess Artemis, meaning "safe and sound."
Avgustin - Russian form of Roman Latin Augustinus, meaning "venerable."
Bogatyr - Russian form of Turkish Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Boleslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bole "large" and slav "glory," hence "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Borislav - Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Borya - Pet form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Chernobog - Russian form of Slavic Crnobog, composed of the elements cherno "black" and bog "god," hence "black god." In Slavic mythology, this is the name of a god of evil and darkness, the counterpart of Belobog ("white god").
Daniil - Russian form of Greek Daniēl, meaning "God is my judge."
Dazhdbog - Slavic myth name of a solar god, the son of Perun by a mermaid, meaning "give-me god," probably in the sense of a giving god. He is thought by some to be the progenitor of the Russian people. 
Demyan - Russian form of Greek Damian, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 
Desya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Dima - Arabic name meaning "downpour."
Dmitri - Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Dmitrii - Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Dmitriy - Russian form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Dmitry - Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Dobrashin - Variant spelling of Russian Dobrushin, meaning "goodness." 
Dobrushin - Russian name, derived from Slavic dobro "good," meaning "goodness." 
Dorofei - Variant spelling of Russian Dorofey, meaning "gift of God."
Dorofey - Russian form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."
Efim - Russian name meaning "holy, pious."
Ermolai - Variant spelling of Russian Yermolai, meaning "people of Hermes."
Evgeni - Variant spelling of Russian Evgeniy, meaning "well born."
Evgeniy - Russian form of Greek Eugenios, meaning "well born."
Evgeny - Variant spelling of Russian Evgeniy, meaning "well born."
Faddei - Russian form of Greek Thaddaios, meaning "courageous."
Fadei - Variant spelling of Russian Faddei, meaning "courageous."
Fedar - Variant spelling of Russian Fedor, meaning "gift of God."
Fedir - Ukrainian form of Russian Fedar, meaning "gift of God."
Fedot - Contracted form of Russian Feodot, meaning "God-given."
Fedya - Pet form of Russian Fyodor, meaning "gift of God."
Feodor - Variant spelling of Russian Fyodor, meaning "gift of God."
Feodosiy - Russian form of Latin Theodosius, meaning "god-giving."
Feofan - Russian form of Greek Theophanes, meaning "manifestation of God."
Feofil - Russian form of Latin Theophilus, meaning "God-friend."
Feofilakt - Russian form of Greek Theophylaktos, meaning "God-guard."
Ferapont - Russian form of Greek Therapon, meaning "servant, worshiper."
Filat - Pet form of Russian Feofilakt, meaning "God-guard."
Filipp - Russian form of Greek Philippos, meaning "lover of horses."
Florentiy - Russian form of Latin Florentius, meaning "blossoming."
Foka - Russian form of Latin Phocas, meaning "seal (the mammal)." 
Foma - Russian form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
Gavriil - Russian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gedeon - Russian form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Gennadi - Variant spelling of Russian Gennadiy, meaning "noble."
Gennadiy - Russian form of Greek Gennadios, meaning "noble."
Gennady - Variant spelling of Russian Gennadiy, meaning "noble."
Georgiy - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Georgy - Variant spelling of Russian Georgiy, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Gerasim - Russian form of Greek Gerasimos, meaning "old age."
Germán - Spanish form of Roman Latin Germanus, meaning "from Germany."
Germogen - Russian form of Greek Hermogenes, meaning "born of Hermes."
Gervasii - Russian form of Greek Gervasios, meaning "spear servant."
Gleb - Russian name meaning "bread." 
Goga - Russian Georgi, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Gogil - Variant spelling of Russian Gogol, meaning "golden-eyed duck."
Gogol - Russian name meaning "golden-eyed duck."
Gorya - Pet form of Russian Yegor, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Grigori - Variant spelling of Russian Grigoriy, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Grigoriy - Russian form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Grigory - Variant spelling of Russian Grigoriy, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Grisha - Pet form of Russian Grigori, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
Iakov - Russian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Ilari - Variant spelling of Russian Ilariy, meaning "joyful, happy."
Illarion - Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "joyful; happy."
Ilya - Hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy."
Innokenti - Variant spelling of Russian Innokentiy, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Innokentiy - Russian form of Latin Innocentius, meaning "harmless, innocent."
Ipati - Variant spelling of Russian Ipatiy, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Ippolit - Russian form of Greek Hippolytos, meaning "horse-freer."
Irinei - Russian form of Greek Eirenaios, meaning "peaceful."
Iriney - Variant spelling of Russian Irinei, meaning "peaceful."
Isaák - Greek form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
Isay - Variant spelling of Russian Isai, meaning "God is salvation."
Ivann - Russian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Jaska - Pet form of Finnish Jaakko and Russian Iakov, both meaning "supplanter." 
Júlij - Slovene form of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Karp - Russian form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit, profits."
Kazimir - Russian form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."
Kenya - Pet form of Russian Innokentiy, meaning "harmless, innocent." Compare with feminine Kenya.
Khariton - Russian form of Greek Chariton, meaning "grace, kindness."
Kir - Russian name meaning "master, ruler."
Kirill - Russian form of English Cyril, meaning "lord."
Klavdii - Russian form of Greek Klaudios, meaning "lame."
Kliment - Russian form of Greek Klementos, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Koloda - Russian name meaning "log."
Kolodka - Diminutive form of Russian Koloda ("log"), hence "little log."
Kolya - Pet form of Russian Nikolai, meaning "victor of the people."
Kolzak - Russian name meaning "slippery."
Kostya - Pet form of Russian Konstantin, meaning "steadfast."
Kuzma - Russian form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "beauty, order."
Lavrentii - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrentiy - Russian form of Roman Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lavrenty - Variant spelling of Russian Lavrentiy, meaning "of Laurentum."
Lázár - Hungarian form of Latin Lazarus, meaning "my God has helped."
Leontii - Variant spelling of Russian Leontiy, meaning "lion-like."
Leonty - Variant spelling of Russian Leontiy, meaning "lion-like."
Lyov - Variant spelling of Russian Lev, meaning "lion."
Makar - Short form of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Makari - Variant spelling of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Makariy - Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Matvei - Variant spelling of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God."
Matvey - Russian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mefodiy - Russian form of Latin Methodius, meaning "method."
Melor - Modern Russian name composed of the first letter of each of the following: Marx, Engels, Lenin, October, Revolution.
Mikhail - Russian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Miron - Russian form of Greek Myron, meaning "myrrh."
Misha - Pet form of Russian Mikhail, meaning "who is like God?"
Mitrofan - Russian form of Greek Metrophanes, meaning "mother-appearing," probably in the sense "resembles the mother."
Mitya - Pet form of Russian Dmitri, meaning "loves the earth."
Modest - Russian form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Modya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Motya - Pet form of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God." 
Naum - Russian form of Hebrew Nachuwm, meaning "comfort."
Nazariy - Russian form of Greek Nazoraios, meaning "of Nazareth."
Nikita - Russian form of Greek Aniketos, meaning "unconquerable." 
Nikodim - Russian form of Greek Nikodemos, meaning "victory of the people."
Nikolai - Russian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Oleg - Russian form of Scandinavian Helge, meaning "dedicated to the gods; holy."
Onisim - Russian form of Greek Onesimos, meaning "profitable, useful."
Osip - Russian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."
Pankrati - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Pankratii - Variant spelling of Russian Pankratiy, meaning "all power." 
Pasha - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Pavel, meaning "small."
Patya - Pet form of Russian Ipati, meaning "most high, supreme." 
Pavel - Czech and Russian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small."
Petya - Pet form of Russian Pyotr, meaning "rock, stone."
Prokhor - Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance."
Prokopy - Variant spelling of Russian Prokopiy, meaning "advance, progress."
Pyotr - Russian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Rodya - Pet form of Russian Rodion, meaning "sprung from a hero."
Rolan - Russian form of German Hrodland, meaning "famous land." 
Rostya - Russian pet form of Czech/Russian Rostislav, meaning "usurp-glory."
Rurik - Russian form of Old High German Hrodric, meaning "famous power."
Samuil - Bulgarian and Russian form of Greek Samouel, meaning "heard of God," "his name is El," or "name of God."
Sasha - Unisex pet form of Russian Aleksandr and Aleksandra, both meaning "defender of mankind."
Sashura - Unisex pet form of Russian Aleksandr and Aleksandra, both meaning "defender of mankind." 
Saveliy - Russian name meaning "Sabine; a follower of another religion."
Savely - Variant spelling of Russian Saveliy, meaning "Sabine; a follower of another religion."
Savin - Russian form of Roman Latin Sabinus, meaning "Sabine; a follower of another religion." 
Savva - Russian form of Spanish Sabas, meaning "old man."
Semyon - Russian form of Greek Symeon, meaning "hearkening."
Sergei - Russian form of Greek Sergios, possibly meaning "sergeant." 
Sergej - Variant spelling of Russian Sergei, possibly meaning "sergeant." 
Sergey - Variant spelling of Russian Sergei, possibly meaning "sergeant."
Sevastian - Russian form of Greek Sebastianos, meaning "from Sebaste," a town in Asia Minor. 
Sevastyan - Variant spelling of Russian Sevastian, meaning "from Sebaste."
Shura - Short form of Russian unisex Sashura, meaning "defender of mankind." Compare with strictly feminine Shura.
Slava - Russian unisex name meaning "glory."
Spiridon - Russian form of Greek Spyridon, meaning "spirit." 
Stanislav - Slavic name composed of the elements stan "government" and slav "glory," hence "glorious government." In use by the Bulgarians, Czechs, Croatians, Russians, Serbians, Slovaks, Slovenes, and Ukrainians.
Stas - Russian pet form of Slavic Stanislav, meaning "glorious government."
Štěpán - Czech form of Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown."
Svyatopolk - Russian name composed of the Slavic elements svyanto "blessed, holy" and polk "people," hence "blessed people."
Svyatoslav - Russian name composed of the Slavic elements svyanto "blessed, holy" and slav "glory," hence "blessed glory."
Tikhon - Russian form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark."
Timofey - Variant spelling of Russian Timofiy, meaning "to honor God."
Timofiy - Russian and Ukrainian form of Greek Timotheos, meaning "to honor God."
Timour - Variant spelling of Russian Timur, meaning "iron."
Timur - Russian name derived from the Turkish word for "iron."
Tit - Russian form of Roman Latin Titus, meaning "fire; to burn" or "straining."
Toma - Pet form of Russian Tamara, meaning "palm tree." Compare with masculine Toma.
Valerii - Variant spelling of Russian Valeriy, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Valeriy - Russian form of Roman Latin Valerius, meaning "to be healthy, to be strong." 
Valéry - French name composed of the Germanic elements walah "foreign" and ric "power," hence "foreign power."
Varfolomey - Variant spelling of Russian Varfolomei, meaning "son of Talmai."
Venedikt - Russian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Veniamin - Russian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Venyamin - Variant spelling of Russian Veniamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Vikenti - Variant spelling of Russian Vikentiy, meaning "conquering."
Vitali - Variant spelling of Russian Vitaliy, meaning "of life; vital."
Vitaliy - Russian form of Roman Latin Vitalis, meaning "of life; vital."
Vitaly - Variant spelling of Russian Vitaliy, meaning "of life; vital."
Vitya - Pet form of Russian Vitaliy, meaning "of life; vital."
Vlad - Russian short form of Slavic names containing the element volod, meaning "ruler."
Vlasii - Variant spelling of Russian Vlasiy, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Volya - Russian pet form of Slavic Vladimir, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Vova - Pet form of Ukrainian Volodimira, meaning "peaceful ruler." Compare with masculine Vova.
Vsevolod - Russian name composed of the Slavic elements vse "all" and volod "rule," hence "all-ruler."
Vyacheslav - Russian form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Yevgeniy - Variant spelling of Russian Evgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yevgeny - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yuliy - Russian form of Roman Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yuriy - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Zakhar - Russian form of Greek Zacharias, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."
Zernebog - Variant form of Russian Czernobog, meaning "black god."
Zinoviy - Russian form of Greek Zenobios, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 

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