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Russian Male Names Among the Doukhobors

 

by Jonathan J. Kalmakoff

 

The following encyclopedic glossary contains 292 Russian male names historically used by Doukhobor men in 19th century Russia and 20th century Canada. Each entry includes the transliterated English spelling, original Cyrillic spelling, pronunciation, name meaning and history, male and female patronymic form, along with many common diminutive forms of each name. Use this glossary to learn about all aspects of the personal names of your Russian male ancestors.  Note: to search for a particular name, use the alphabetical index below or else use your browser's <find> function by pressing <Control F> and typing in the name. To search for Russian female names among the Doukhobors click here.


 

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Abakum
Cyrillic: Абакум. Pronunciation: ah-bah-KOOM. Etymology: Popular form of Avvakum.

Abram
Cyrillic: Абрам. Pronunciation: ah-BRAHM. Etymology: Popular form of Avraam.

Abrosim
Cyrillic: Абросим. Pronunciation: ah-BROH-seem. Etymology: Popular form of Amvrosii.

Adam
Cyrillic: Адам. Pronunciation: ah-DAHM. Etymology: Hebrew name meaning "man". Patronymics: Adamovich; Adamovna. Diminutives: Adamushka, Adasha, Ada, Adya, Adamik, Adashenka, Adashechka, Adashka, Adik, Adka.

Adrian
Cyrillic: Адриан. Pronunciation: ah-dree-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Hadrianus, meaning "from Hadria", an ancient Roman city. Patronymics: Adrianovich; Adrianovna. Diminutives: Adrianka, Adriakha, Adriasha, Adrya, Adya, Ad’ka, Adrianushka, Adriansha, Adriashen’ka, Adriashechka, Adriashka, Adrik, Andriyanka, Andriakha, Andriyakha, Adriyanushka, Adriyakha, Adriyasha, Adriyashen’ka, Adriyashka, Andriasha, Andriyasha, Andrya, Andryusha, Andriyanka, Andriyanushka, Andriyakha, Andriyasha, Andriyashen’ka, Andriyashka, Andryusha, Andryushen’ka, Andryushechka, Andryushka, Andra, Yanka, Yanushka, Yasha, Adenk’ka, Adechka, Adik.

Afanasii
Cyrillic: Афанасий. Pronunciation: ah-fa-NAH-see. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Athanasia, meaning "immortal". Patronymics: Afanasievich; Afanasievna. Diminutives: Afonya, Afanushka, Afanasya, Afanyushka, Afanasa, Fanya, Nasya, Fonya, Afosya, Fosya, Fosha, Apanaska, Panasa, Afanas, Afanasechka, Afanaska, Afanasochka, Afanasushka, Fosya, Fasya, Afanasyushka, Afonsha, Afonyushka, Afocenka, Afosechka, Afoska, Fana, Fanechka, Fanik, Afanik, Afanka, Fanka, Fanasochka, Fanushka, Fanka, Fanyushka, Fonechka, Fonik, Fonka, Fona, Fonya, Fonyushka, Fonyak, Fosenka, Fosechka, Foska, Faska.

Afinogen
Cyrillic: Афиноген. Pronunciation: ah-fee-nah-GEHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Athenogenes, meaning "descendant of Athena". Patronymics: Afinogenovich; Afinogenovna. Diminutives: Finasha, Finogei, Anfinogen, Afinogenka, Finogenka, Finogena, Gena, Fina, Finakha, Finokha, Finosha, Finashenka, Finashka, Finka, Finokha, Finogenochka, Finogenushka, Finochka, Finoshenka, Finoshechka, Finoshka, Finushka.

Agafon
Cyrillic: Агафон. Pronunciation: ah-gah-FOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Agathon, meaning "good" or "well". Patronymics: Agafonovich; Agafonovna. Diminutives: Agafonushka, Aganya, Agafonka, Agafonya, Afonya, Fonya, Agafosha, Fosha, Agasha, Agaposha, Gaposha, Gapa, Aganya, Agaposha, Agaposhenka, Agaposhka, Agafonechka, Agafonka, Agafosha, Agafoshenka, Agafoshechka, Agafoshka, Agashka, Agashenka, Agashechka, Agashka, Gaposhenka, Gaposhka, Gapochka, Agap.

Agap
Cyrillic: Агап. Pronunciation: Etymology: ah-GAHP. Russian form of Greek Agapao, meaning "to love". Patronymics: Agapovich; Agapovna. Diminutives: Aga, Agapka, Aganya, Aganechka, Agan’ka, Agapa, Agapochka, Agapushka, Agapchik, Agashen’ka, Agashechka, Agashka, Agasha, Gapa, Gan’ka, Ganyushka, Ganyusha, Gapka, Gaposha, Gaposhenka, Gaposhka, Ganya, Gasha, Gashen’ka, Gashechka, Gashka.

Agapon
Cyrillic: Агапон. Pronunciation: ah-gah-POHN. Etymology: Popular form of Agafon.

Aggei
Cyrillic: Аггей. Pronunciation: ah-GYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Haggai, meaning "festive". Patronymics: Aggeevich; Aggeevna. Diminutives: Ageika, Ageyushka.

Akim
Cyrillic: Аким. Pronunciation: ah-KEEHM. Etymology: Popular form of Iakim.

Aldokim
Cyrillic: Алдоким. Pronunciation: ahl-dah-KEEHM. Etymology: Popular form of Evdokim.

Aleksandr
Cyrillic: Александр. Pronunciation: ah-lyek-SAHNDR. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind". Patronymics: Aleksandrovich; Aleksandrovna. Diminutives: Aleksandrushka, Lyoksya, Aleksanya, Sasha, Sanya, Sanyura, Sanyuta, Sanyukha, Sanyusha, Aleksakha, Aleksasha, Sashukha, Sashulya, Sashunya, Sashuta, Sashura, Shura, Shurunya, Aleksya, Aleksyukha, Aleksyusha, Alya, Asya, Leksa, Leoksa, Leksanya, Leksasha, Aleksandrinka, Aleksandrinushka, Alek, Aleksandrusha, Aleksanechka, Aleksanka, Aleksanochka, Aleksanushka, Aleksanka, Aleksanya, Aleksashenka, Aleksashka, Aleksenka, Aleksechka, Aleksyushenka, Aleksyushka, Alenka, Alechka, Alik, Alka, Alchik, Leksana, Leksanechka, Leksanka, Leksanok, Leksanchik, Leksanyusha, Leksya, Leoksha, Leksashenka, Leksashka, Sanok, Sanek, Sanechka, Sanuk, Sanochka, Sanko, Sanka, Sanik, , Sanchik, Sansha, Sanka, Sanyurka, Sanyuronka, Sanyurochka, Sanyurushka, Sanyutka, Sanyutochka, Sanyutushka, Sanyukha, Sanyushenka, Sanyushechka, Sanyushka, Sakha, Sakhei, Sakheika, Sakhon, Sakhun, Sashenka, Sashechka, Sashka, Sashko, Sashok, Sashochek, Sashuk, Sashulenka, Sashulechka, Sashulka, Sashunechka, Sashunchik, Sashunka, Sashurenka, Sashurka, Sashuronka, Sashurochka, Sashutka, Sashutochka, Sashukha, Shanik, Shanka, Shanya, Shasha, Shashko, Shashok, Shashura, Shulya, Shunya, Shuranya, Shurei, Shurena, Shurenka, Shurenok, Shurenochka, Shurenka, Shurets, Shurik, Shurka, Shurok, Shuronka, Shurochka, Shurunok, shurunchik, Shurunka, Shurusha, Shurushka, Shurchik, Shuriga, Shusya, Shusha, Shuya, Shushka.

Aleksei
Cyrillic: Алексей. Pronunciation: ah-lyek-SYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Alexyos, meaning "helper" or "defender". Patronymics: Alekseevich; Alekseevna. Diminutives: Alyosha, Alenka, Leksei, Alekseika, Alekha, Lekha, Alesha, Lyokha, Alyokha, Lesha, Lyosha, Alenya, Alyonya, Aleka, Alyoka, Leka, Lyoka, Lelya, Lyolya, Alya, Alyunya, Lyunya, Lekseika, Leksa, Leksya, Lyoksa, Alekochka, Alyokochka, Aleksa, Alyoksa, Alekseishche, Aleksyushka, Alenechka, Alyonechka, Alechka, Aleshai, Aleshenka, Alyoshenka, Aleshechka, Alyoshechka, Aleshik, Alyoshik, Alka, Alyunechka, Alyunka, Alyunya, Alya, Alyakha, Lekochka, Lyokochka, Leksyushkia, Leksya, Leleka, Lelyoka, Lelenka, Lyolenka, Lelechka, Lyolechka, Lelik, Lyolik, Lelka, Lyolka, Lenechka, Lyonechka, Lenik, Lyonik, Lenka, Lyonka, Lenok, Lenka, Lyonka, Lensha, Lyonsha, Lenyushka, Lyonyushka, Lenya, Lyonya, Lenyak, Lesya, Lekha, Lyokha, Lesha, Lyosha, Leshenka, Lyoshenka, Leshechka, Lyoshechka, Leshik, Lyoshik, Leshka, Lyoshka, Leshok, Leshonok

Alistrat
Cyrillic: Алистрат. Pronunciation: ahl-lee-STRAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Evstrat.

Ambrosii
Cyrillic: Амбросий. Pronunciation: ahm-BROH-see. Etymology: Popular form of Amvrosii.

Amel’yan
Cyrillic: Амельян. Pronunciation: ah-meel-YAHN. Etymology: Popular form of Emel’yan.

Amvrosii
Cyrillic: Амвросий. Pronunciation: ahm-VROH-see. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Ambrosyos, meaning "immortal". Patronymics: Amvrosievich; Amvrosievna. Diminutives: Abrosya, Abrosimka, Rosya, Amvroska, Abrosenka, Abrosechka, Abroska, Abrosimushka.

Anan
Cyrillic: Анан. Pronunciation: ah-NAN. Etymology: Popular form of Ananii.

Ananii
Cyrillic: Ананий. Pronunciation: ah-NAN-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Nanan, meaning "charitable" or "merciful". Patronymics: Ananievich; Ananievna. Diminutives: Ananya, Anakha, Anasha, Ananechka, Anan’ka, Anashen’ka, Anashka, Nanya, Nana, Nanechka, Nanka, Nanochka, Nanushka, Nan’ka.

Andrei
Cyrillic: Андрей. Pronunciation: ahn-DRYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Andreios, meaning "man". Patronymics: Andreevich; Andreevna. Diminutives: Andrusha, Andreika, Andryukha, Andrya, Andryusha, Andryunya, Andreichik, Andreisha, Andryushka, Andreanka, Andreanushka, Andreansha, Andreakha, Andreasha, Andreashenka, Andreashka, Andrik, Andryushenka, Andryushechka, Andryunechka, Andryunka, Andrukh, Dryunya, Dyunka, Dyunya, Dyusha, Dyuka, Dusenka, Dusechka, Dusik, Duska, Dusya.

Andrian
Cyrillic: Андриан. Pronunciation: ahn-dree-AHN. Etymology: Popular form of Adrian.

Anikei
Cyrillic: Аникей. Pronunciation: ah-nee-KYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Anikii.

Anikii
Cyrillic: Аникий. Pronunciation: ah-NEE-kee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Nike, meaning "victory". Patronymics: Anikievich; Anikievna. Diminutives: Anika, Anikeika, Nika, Nikakha, Nikasha, Nikanushka, Nikashenka, Nikashechka, Nikashka.

Anisim
Cyrillic: Анисим. Pronunciation: ah-NEE-seem. Etymology: Popular form of Onisim.

Antip
Cyrillic: Антип. Pronunciation: ahn-TEEP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Anti, meaning "like" or "against" or possibly Antipatros, meaning "like the father". Patronymics: Antipovich; Antipovna. Diminutives: Antipka, Antipon’ka, Antipochka, Antipushka, Tipa.

Anton
Cyrillic: Антон. Pronunciation: ahn-TOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Antonius, possibly meaning "invaluable". Patronymics: Antonovich; Antonovna. Diminutives: Antonya, Antonushka, Antonka, Tonya, Antokha, Antosha, Tosha, Antosya, Tosya, Antya, Antonechka, Antonik, Antoninka, Antoninochka, Antoninushka, Antonichek, Antosenka, Antosechka, Antosik, Antos, Antoska, Antosh, Antoshek, Antoshenka, Antoshechka, Antyukha, Tonechka, Tonik, Tonka, Tonsha, Tosenka, Tosechka, Tosik, Toska, Toshenka, Toshechka, Toshik, Toshka.

Antonii
Cyrillic: Антоний. Pronunciation: ahn-TOHN-ee. Etymology: Old Russian form of Anton.

Anufrii
Cyrillic: Ануфрий. Pronunciation: ah-NOO-free. Etymology: Popular form of Onufrii.

Apanas
Cyrillic: Апанас. Pronunciation: ah-pah-NAHS. Etymology: Popular form of Afanasii.

Arefii
Cyrillic: Арефий. Pronunciation: ah-RYEF-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Arabian Harata, meaning "to plough the land". Patronymics: Arefievich; Arefievna. Diminutives: Aresha, Arefka, Arekha, Arefa, Aref, Arya, Arik, Arefochka, Arefushka, Arechka, Areshka, Areshenka, Areshechka, Aripka.

Arkadii
Cyrillic: Аркадий. Pronunciation: ahr-KAH-dee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Arkadios, meaning "of Arcadia", a region in Greece. Patronymics: Arkadievich; Arkadievna. Diminutives: Arkasha, Arkadyushka, Arya, Kadya, Kanya, Kana, Adya, Arkadik, Arkan, Arkakha, Arkashenka, Arkashechka, Arkashka, Arechka, Arik, Arenka, Adka, Adik, Adenka, Adechka, Kadenka, Kadechka, Kadik, Kadko, Kadonka, Kadka, Kadyaika, Kanechka, Kanik, Kanka, Kanochka, Kanushka.

Arkhip
Cyrillic: Архип. Pronunciation: ahr-KHEEP. Etymology: Popular form of Arkhipp.

Arkhipp
Cyrillic: Архипп. Pronunciation: ahr-KHEEP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Archippos, meaning "master of horses". Patronymics: Arkhippovich; Arkhippovna. Diminutives: Arkhipka, Arya, Arkhipushka, Arka, Ar’ka.

Artemii
Cyrillic: Артемий. Pronunciation: ahr-TYEH-meey. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Artemisios, derived from the name of the Greek goddess Artemis. Patronymics: Artemievich; Artemievna. Diminutives: Artem’yushka, Arta, Artya, Artyunya, Tyunya, Artyukha, Artyusha, Tyusha, Artyoma, Artyomka, Artyomchik, Tema, Temka, Tyoma, Tyunechka, Tyunchik, Tyun’ka, Tyun’sha, Tyunya, Artyosha, Artemonka, Artemonushka, Artyomochka, Artyomushka, Artyomsha, Artechka, Artyoshenk’ka, Artyoshka, Artyunechka, Artyun’ka, Artyushechka, Artyushka, Artyushonok.

Artyom
Cyrillic: Артём. Pronunciation: ahr-TYOHM. Etymology: Popular form of Artemii.

Asei
Cyrillic: Асей. Pronunciation: ahs-SYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Evsevii.

Astafei
Cyrillic: Астафей. Pronunciation: ah-STAH-fee. Etymology: Popular form of Evstafii.

Avdei
Cyrillic: Авдей. Pronunciation: ahv-DYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Obadiah, meaning "servant of God". Patronymics: Avdeevich; Avdeevna. Diminutives: Avdeika, Avdeichik, Avdechka, Avdeyushka, Avdiyushka, Avdochka, Avdya, Avda, Avdyukha, Avdyusha, Avdasha, Avdashenk’ka, Avdashechka, Avdashka, Avdyunya, Avdusya, Avdyusya, Avdusen’ka, Avdusechka, Avdus’ka, Avdyunechka, Avdyun’ka, Avdyun’ka, Avdyusen’ka, Avdyusechka, Avdyus’ka, Avdyushka, Avdyushen’ka, Avdyushechka, Avdyushka, Ad’ka, Aden’ka, Adechka, Adya.

Avdokim
Cyrillic: Авдоким. Pronunciation: ahv-dah-KEEHM. Etymology: Popular form of Evdokim.

Averkii
Cyrillic: Аверкий. Pronunciation: ah-VYER-kee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Averto, meaning "to restore” or “to return”. Patronymics: Averkievich; Averkievna. Diminutives: Avera, Averechka, Averka, Averochka, Averushka, Aver’ka, Aver’yushka, Aver’yanka, Aver’yanushka, Averyushka, Averya, Aver’yaika, Vera, Verka, Verochka, Verushka, Yan, Yana, Yanka, Yanochka, Yanushka.

Aver’yan
Cyrillic: Аверьян. Pronunciation: ah-vyer-YAHN. Etymology: Popular form of Averkii.

Avraam
Cyrillic: Авраам. Pronunciation: ah-VRAHM. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of multitudes". Patronymics: Avraamovich; Avraamovna. Diminutives: Abramya, Abramka, Abramushka, Avramka, Avraamka, Avrakha, Avraakha, Abrakha, Avrasha, Avraasha, Abrasha, Abramok, Avramok, Avraamochka, Avramochka, Abramochka, Avraamushka, Avramushka, Avraashenka, Avrashenka, Abrashenka, Avraashka, Avrashka, Abrashka, Avrashechka.

Avsei
Cyrillic: Авсей. Pronunciation: ahv-SYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Evsevii.

Avvakum
Cyrillic: Аввакум. Pronunciation: ah-vah-KOOM. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Habaqquq, meaning "to surround” or “to embrace". Patronymics: Avvakumovich; Avvakumovna. Diminutives: Abasha, Abakumushka, Abakumka, Avvakumka, Avvakusha, Abakurka, Abashka, Avvakumushka, Avvakumchik, Avvakushenka, Avvakushechka.

 

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Boris
Cyrillic: Борис. Pronunciation: bah-REES. Etymology: Although usually explained as a short form of Borislav, meaning "fame in battle", it is most likely of Turkic origin, perhaps meaning "short" or "wolf". Patronymics: Borisovich; Borisovna. Diminutives: Borya, Boriska, Borits, Boryulya, Borulya, Boryunya, Boryusya, Boryukha, Boryusha, Boryakha, Boryasha, Boba, Borenka, Borechka, Borika, Borina, Borisik, Boriska, Borisushka, Borisha, Borulechka, Borulka, Borusenka, Borusechka, Boruska, Borusya, Borcha, Borchuk, Borka, Boryuka, Boryunechka, Boryunchik, Boryunka, Boryushenka, Boryushka, Boryashenka, Boryshka, Busenka, Busechka, Buska, Busya.

 

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Daniil
Cyrillic: Даниил. Pronunciation: dah-nee-EEL. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Daniel, meaning "God is my judge". Patronymics: Daniilovich; Daniilovna. Diminutives: Danilushka, Danilka, Dansha, Danilo, Danisha, Danya, Dana, Nila, Danechka, Danilei, Danilok, Danilochka, Danilchuk, Danisha, Danishenka, Danishechka, Danishka, Danka, Danko, Danochka, Danusenka, Danusechka, Danuska, Danusya, Danyusha, Danyushka.

Danila
Cyrillic: Данила. Pronunciation: dahn-NEE-lah. Etymology: Popular form of Daniil.

Danilo
Cyrillic: Данило. Pronunciation: dahn-NEE-lah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Daniil.

David
Cyrillic: Давид. Pronunciation: dah-VEED. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Dauid, meaning "beloved". Patronymics: Davidovich; Davidovna. Diminutives: Davidka, Davidok, Davidushka, Davka, Davochka, Dodya, Doden’ka, Dodechka, Dodik, Dava, Vidya, Videchka, Vidka, Vidochka, Vid’ka, Davydka, Davydok, Davydushka.

Dementii
Cyrillic: Дементий. Pronunciation: dye-MYEN-tee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Domitius, meaning "tamed". Patronymics: Dementievich; Dementievna. Diminutives: Dyoma, Dyomka, Dementyushka, Demenya, Demenechka, Dementechka, Dementyusha, Demenka, Dema, Demka, Demochka, Deomochka, Demushka, Dyomushka.

Dem’yan
Cyrillic: Демьян. Pronunciation: dyem-YAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Damazo, meaning "to subdue" or "to subjegate". Patronymics: Dementievich; Dementievna. Diminutives: Dyoma, Dyomka, Demyanka, Demyasha, Dema, Demka, Dyomushka, Demushka, Demyanka, Demyanochka, Demyanushka, Demyasha, Demyashenka, Demyashka.

Denis
Cyrillic: Денис. Pronunciation: dye-NEES. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Dionysios, derived from the Greek god Dionysos. Patronymics: Denisovich; Denisovna. Diminutives: Denya, Denisushka, Denyushka, Deniska, Dena, Denusya, Dusya, Desha, Deona, Denechka, Denisa, Denisok, Denisonka, Denisochka, Denka, Denochka, Denusenka, Denusechka, Denuska, Denushka, Deshenka, Deshka, Dusenka, Dusechka, Dusik, Duska.

Dmitrii
Cyrillic: Дмитрий. Pronunciation: d-MEET-ree. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Demetrios, derived from the Greek goddess Demeter. Patronymics: Dmitrievich; Dmitrievna. Diminutives: Mitya, Dima, Mitrii, Mitrei, Dimakha, Dimasha, Dimukha, Dimusha, Dimulya, Dimusya, Mityulya, Mitulya, Mityunya, Mityukha, Mityusha, Mityakha, Mityasha, Mitrya, Mitra, Mitro, Mitrasha, Mitryukha, Mitryusha, Dmitrii, Dimashenka, Dimashka, Dimik, Dimka, Dimonka, Dimochka, Dimulenka, Dimulechka, Dimulka, Dimusenka, Dimusechka, Dimusik, Dimuska, Dimushenka, Dimushechka, Dimushka, Dimchik, Dimsha, Mita, Mitei, Mitek, Mityok, Miten, Mityon, Mitenka, Mitekha, Mityokha, Mitechka, Mitka, Mitonka, Mitochka, Mitrak, Mitrashka, Mitrashenka, Mitrashechka, Mitreika, Mitrechka, Mitryushka, Mitrik, Mitryai, Mitryak, Mitulik, Mitulka, Mitulya, Mitukh, Mitusha, Mitushka, Mitushok, Mitko, Mitsha, Mityuk, MItyulenka, Mityulechka, Mityulik, Mityulka, Mityunka, Mityunsha, Mityunya, Mitrukha, Mitrusha, Mitryusha, Mitryushenka, Mitryushechka, Mitrya, Mityukha, Mityusha, Mityushok, Mityaga, Mitiai, Mityaika, Mityaka, Mityanya, Mityakha, Mityasha, Mityashenka, Mityashechka, Mityashka, Mityayushka.

Dorofei
Cyrillic: Дорофей. Pronunciation: dah-rah-FYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God". Patronymics: Dorofeevich; Dorofeevna. Diminutives: Dorechka, Dorofeyushka, Dorofeika, Dorokha, Dorosha, Doronya, Dora, Dorya, Dorenka, Doronka, Doronechka, Doronyushka, Dorochka, Doroshenka, Doroshechka, Dorushka, Dorka.

 

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Efim
Cyrillic: Ефим. Pronunciation: yeh-FEEM. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Euphemos, meaning "well-spoken". Patronymics: Efimovich; Efimovna. Diminutives: Efimka, Efimushka, Fima, Fimulya, Fisha, Efimok, Efimonka, Efimochka, Efimusha.

Efrem
Cyrillic: Ефрем. Pronunciation: yeh-FRYEM. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Efraim, meaning "fruitful". Patronymics: Efremovich; Efremovna. Diminutives: Efremka, Efremushka, Rema, Efremochka.

Egor
Cyrillic: Егор. Pronunciation: YEH-gohr. Etymology: Popular form of Georgii.

Eleferii
Cyrillic: Елеферий. Pronunciation: yeh-lye-FEHR-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eleutheros, meaning "free". Patronymics: Eleferievich; Eleferievna. Diminutives: Elefer’ka, Elefer’yushka, Eleferya, Elechka, Elerya, El’ka, Erya, Erechka, Er’ka, Eryuta, Elya, Lefera, Leferka, Leferochka, Leferushka, Ferya, Fera, Ferechka, Ferka, Ferochka, Ferushka, Fer’ka.

Elisei
Cyrillic: Елисей. Pronunciation: yeh-lee-SYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Elisha, meaning "my God is salvation". Patronymics: Eliseevich; Eliseevna. Diminutives: Elya, Eliseika, Eliseyushka, Elesya, Elen’ka, Elesen’ka, Elesechka, Eleska, Eles’ka, Elechka, Lesya, Lesen’ka, Lesechka, Leska, Liseika, Liseyushka.

Elistrat
Cyrillic: Елистрат. Pronunciation: yeh-lee-STRAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Evstrat.

Elizar
Cyrillic: Елизар. Pronunciation: yeh-lee-ZAHR. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped". Patronymics: Elizarovich; Elizarovna. Diminutives: Elizarka, Elizarochka, Elizarushka, Lazya, Lazechka, Laz’ka, Lizara, Lizaryonok, Lizarka, Lizarochka, Lizarushka, Zara, ZaryaZaren’ka, Zarechka, Zarik, Zarka, Zaron’ka, Zarochka, Zarushka, Zar’ka, Zaryushka.

Emel’yan
Cyrillic: Емельян. Pronunciation: yeh-myel-YAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Aimylios, meaning "flattering" or "adulatory". Patronymics: Emel’yanovich; Emel’yanovna. Diminutives: Emelya, Melyosha, Emelianushka, Emelianka, Emeliasha, Melya, Melyokha, Melesha, Melekha, Emil, Emelenka, Emelechka, Emelka, Emelyusha, Emelianochka, Emeliashenka, Emeliashechka, Emeliashka, Emelyushka, Melenka, Melenya, Melechka, Melyoshenka, Meleshenka, Melyoshechka, Meleshechka, Meleshka, Melyoshka, Melka, Milenka, Milka, Milyusha, Milyushka, Milya.

Epifan
Cyrillic: Епифан. Pronunciation: yep-ee-FAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Epiphanes, meaning "prominent" or "noble". Patronymics: Epifanovich; Epifanovna. Diminutives: Efanya, Epifanushka, Epifanka, Epifanya, Efan, Fanya, Epifasha, Epikha, Episha, Pisha, Pifa, Epifanechka, Epifanochka, Epifasha, Epifashenka, Epifashechka, Epifashka, Epikha, Episha, Epishenka, Epishechka, Epishka, Efanechka, Efanka, Efasha, Efashka, Pifka, Pifonka, Pifochka, Pishenka, Pishechka.

Erast
Cyrillic: Эраст. Pronunciation: ehr-AST. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Erastos, meaning "beloved". Patronymics: Erastovich; Erastovna. Diminutives: Era, Erastka, Erastushka, Erakha, Erakhta.

Eremei
Cyrillic: Еремей. Pronunciation: yeh-reem-YEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Iirmiyahu, meaning "God has uplifted". Patronymics: Eremeevich; Eremeevna. Diminutives: Erya, Ema, Eremeika, Eremeyushka, Eryoma, Eryomka, Eryomochka, Eryomushka.

Ermolai
Cyrillic: Ермолай. Pronunciation: yehr-mah-LYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Hermolaos, meaning "the people of Hermes". Patronymics: Ermolaevich; Ermolaevna. Diminutives: Ermasha, Ermolushka, Erma, Erya, Ermak, Ermol, Ermola, Ermoleika, Ermokha, Ermosha, Erema, Eryoma, Ermisha, Ermishenka, Ermishechka, Ermishka, Ermolaika, Ermolayushka, Ermolka, Ermolonka, Ermolochka, Ermoshenka, Ermoshechka, Ermoshka, Ermoshkai.

Erofei
Cyrillic: Ерофей. Pronunciation: yeh-rah-FYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Hierotheos, meaning "holy God". Patronymics: Erofeevich; Erofeevna. Diminutives: Erofeika, Erokha, Erosha, Eronya, Eronechka, Eron’ka, Eronyushka, Erofeyushka, Erochka, Eroshen’ka, Eroshechka, Eroshka, Er’ka, Eryuta, Erya, Era.

Evdokim
Cyrillic: Евдоким. Pronunciation: yehv-da-KEEHM. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eudokimos, meaning "benevolence" or "kindness". Patronymics: Evdokimovich; Evdokimovna. Diminutives: Aldosha, Avdosha, Evdosha, Aldya, Evdya, Aldokimushka, Aldya, Evdokimushka, Avdokimka, Aldokimka, Evdokimka, Avdokusha, Aldokusha, Evdokusha, Avdokha, Aldokha, Evdokha, Evdya, Kima, Avdokim, Aldenka, Evdenka, Aldekha, Evdekha, Aldechka, Evdechka, Aldesha, Evdesha, Aldeshka, Evdeshka, Aldokimka, Evdokimka, Aldokimochka, Evdokimochka, Aldokushenka, Evdokushenka, Aldokushechka, Evdokushechka, Aldokushka, Evdokushka, Aldokha, Evdokha, Dosha, Dushechka, Dushka, Dusenka, Dusechka, Dusik, Duska, Dusya.

Evgenii
Cyrillic: Евгений. Pronunciation: yehv-GYEH-nee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eugenios, meaning "well born". Patronymics: Evgenievich; Evgenievna. Diminutives: Genya, Zhenya, Evgenyushka, Evgen, Vedenei, Evgenyusha, Evgenya, Evgena, Gena, Zhenyura, Zhenyusha, Zhesha, Evgekha, Evgesha, Gesha, Enya, Ena, Enyuta, Enyukha, Enyusha, Eniakha, Eniasha, Evga, Evgenechka, Evgenka, Evgekha, Evgesha, Evgeshenka, Evgeshechka, Evgeshka, Evdenka, Evdekha, Evdechka, Evdesha, Evdeshka, Evdya, Genechka, Genka, Genochka, Genushka, Geshenka, Geshechka, Geshka, Zhenechka, Zhenik, Zhenhcik, Zhensha, Zhenyurka, Zhenyurochka, Zhenyurushka, Zhenyusha, Zhenyushenka, Zhenyushechka, Zhenyushka, Zhenyai, Zhesik, Zhekha, Zhechik, Zhechka, Zhesha, Zheshechka, Zheshka, Zhek, Zheka.

Evgraf
Cyrillic: Евграф. Pronunciation: yehv-GRAHF. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eugraphos, meaning "well-written". Patronymics: Evgrafovich; Evgrafovna. Diminutives: Evgrafka, Evgrafon’ka, Evgrafochka, Evgrafushka, Evgrashenk’ka, Evgrashechka, Evgrashka, Evgrasha, Grafa, Grafka, Grafon’ka, Grafochka, Grafunechka, Grafun’ka, Grafunyushka, Grafunya, Grafushka, Grasha, Grashen’ka, Grashechka, Grashka, Granya, Granechka, Gran’ka, Granyushka, Granyushka.

Evlampii
Cyrillic: Евлампий.
Pronunciation: yehv-LAHM-pee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek eu (good) + lampe (light) meaning “good light. Patronymics: Evlamp’evich; Evlamp’evna. Diminutives: Evlampiyushka, Evlakha, Evlasha, Evlanya, Evlana, Evlanechka, Evlanka, Evlanochka, Evlan’ka, Evlashen’ka, Evlashechka, Evlashka, Lanya, Lana, Lanechka, Lanka, Lanochka, Lanushka, Lan’ka.

Evlan
Cyrillic: Евлан. Pronunciation: yehv-LAHN. Etymology: Old Russian form of Evlampii.

Evsei
Cyrillic: Евсей. Pronunciation: yehv-SYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Evsevii.

Evsevii
Cyrillic: Евсевий. Pronunciation: yehv-SYEV-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eusebios, meaning "pious". Patronymics: Evsevievich; Evsevievna. Diminutives: Evsya, Asei, Evseika, Evsyuta, Esya, Seva, Avsei, Avseika, Avsya, Avseyushka, Avsechka, Asenka, Asechka, Aseyushka, Aska, Asya, Evstasha, Evstashenka, Evstashechka, Evstashka, Evstechka, Evstyushenka, Evstyushechka, Evstyushka, Evstya.

Evstafii
Cyrillic: Евстафий. Pronunciation: yehv-STAHF-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eustathes, meaning "steady" or "firm". Patronymics: Evstafievich; Evstafievna. Diminutives: Astafa, Evstafa, Stafa, Astasha, Evstasha, Stasha, Evstya, Esya, Evstyunya, Evstyukha, Evstyusha, Evstafeika, Astafeika, Astafeyushka, Astakha, Astashka, Astafura, Evstaf, Evstafeyushka, Evstafka, Evstafochka, Evstafushka, Evstashka, Evstashenka, Evstashechka, Evstechka, Evstyunechka, Evstyunka, Evsya, Evstyushenka, Evstyushechka, Evstyushka, Stafik, Stafka, Stafochka, Stafushka, Stashenka, Stashechka, Stashka, Ostap, Ostapka, Ostapushka.

Evstrat
Cyrillic: Евстрат. Pronunciation: yehv-STRAHT. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eustratios, meaning "good army". Patronymics: Evstratovich; Evstratovna. Diminutives: Alistranya, Elistranya, Evstranya, Elistratka, Alistratka, Evstratka, Strata, Evstratii, Alistratushka, Elistratushka, Evstratushka, Stratka, Stratik, Stratochka, Stratushka.

Evstratii
Cyrillic: Евстратий. Pronunciation: yehv-STRAHT-ee. Etymology: Old Russian form of Evstrat.

Evtei
Cyrillic: Евтей. Pronunciation: yehv-TYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eutheos, meaning "God is good". Patronymics: Evteevich; Evteevna. Diminutives: Evteika, Evten’ka, Evtechka, Evteyushka, Evtyushka, Evtya.

Evtikhii
Cyrillic: Евтихий. Pronunciation: yehv-TIKH-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Eutyches, meaning "fortunate" or "lucky". Patronymics: Evtikhievich; Evtikhievna. Diminutives: Evtikh, Evtikha, Evtisha, Evtishen’ka, Evtishechka, Evtishka, Evtya, Evtyusha, Evtyushen’ka, Evtyushechka, Evtyushka, Evtifeika, Tisha, Tishen’ka, Tishechka, Tishka.

 

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Faddei
Cyrillic: Фаддей. Pronunciation: fahd-DYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Tadde, meaning "heart". Patronymics: Faddeevich; Faddeevna. Diminutives: Fadya, Fadeyushka, Fadeika, Deya, Faddeika, Faddeyushka, Fadeichik, Fadenka, Fadechka, Fadik, Fadka, Deyushka, Deechka, Deika.

Fadei
Cyrillic: Фадей. Pronunciation: fahd-DYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Faddei.

Fedosei
Cyrillic: Федосей. Pronunciation: fye-dah-SYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Feodosii.

Fedosii
Cyrillic: Федосий. Pronunciation: fye-DOH-see. Etymology: Popular form of Feodosii.

Fedot
Cyrillic: Федот. Pronunciation: fye-DOHT. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theodotos, meaning "God-given". Patronymics: Fedotovich; Fedotovna. Diminutives: Fedotka, Fedya, Dotya, Fedotii, Fedechka, Fedotik, Fedotka, Fedotonka, Fedotochka, Fedotushka, Fedka, Fedyusha, Fedyushenka, Fedyushechka, Fedyushka, Dota, Dotenka, Dotechka, Dotik.

Fedul
Cyrillic: Федул. Pronunciation: fye-DOOL. Etymology: Popular form of Feodul.

Feodor
Cyrillic: Феодор. Pronunciation: fye-OH-dawr. Etymology: Old Russian form of Fyodor.

Feodosii
Cyrillic: Феодосий. Pronunciation: fye-oh-DOH-see. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theodosius, meaning "giving to God". Patronymics: Feodosievich; Feodosievna. Diminutives: Fedya, Fedosya, Fedosyushka, Fedosii, Fesya, Fesha, Dosya, Fedoseika, Fedenka, Fedechka, Fedosa, Fedosenka, Fedosechka, Fedoska, Fedosonka, Fedosochka, Fedosushka, Fedoska, Fedka, Fedyusha, Fedyushenka, Fedyushechka, Fedyushka, Dosenka, Dosechka, Dosik, Doska, Dosyushka.

Feodot
Cyrillic: Феодот. Pronunciation: fye-oh-DOHT. Etymology: Old Russian form of Fedot.

Feodul
Cyrillic: Феодул. Pronunciation: fye-oh-DOOL. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theodulos, meaning "slave to God". Patronymics: Feodulovich; Feodulovna. Diminutives: Fedulka, Fedulya, Fedula, Fedulen’ka, Fedulechka, Fedulon’ka, Fedulochka, Fedulushka, Fedul’ka, Fedul’chik, Feda, Fedka, Fedochka, Dula, Dulya, Dulen’ka, Dulechka, Dulka, Dulon’ka, Dulochka, Dul’ka.

Feofan
Cyrillic: Феофан. Pronunciation: fye-oh-FAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theophanes, meaning "manifestation of God". Patronymics: Feofanovich; Feofanovna. Diminutives: Fofa, Fofanya, Feofantii, Feofanka, Feofanya, Fanya, Fofanya, Feofanechka, Feofanka, Feofanushka, Fofanechka, Fofanka, Fofanyushka, Fofka, Fofonka, Fofochka, Fofushka.

Feofilakt
Cyrillic: Феофилакт. Pronunciation: fye-oh-fee-LAHKT. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theophylaktos, meaning "guarded by God". Patronymics: Feofilaktovich; Feofilaktovna. Diminutives: Filya, Filatka, Fila, Filatik, Filatochka, Filatushka, Filenka, Filechka, Filka, Filonka, Filonochka, Filonya, Filochka, Filushka, Filyusha, Filyushka, Feofilaktushka, Feofila, Feofilka, Feofilushka, Feofilochka, Feofilchik.

Feoktist
Cyrillic: Феоктист. Pronunciation: fye-ohk-TEEST. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theoktistos, meaning "founded by God". Patronymics: Feoktistovich; Feoktistovna. Diminutives: Feoktistka, Feoktiston’ka, Feoktistochka, Feoktistushka, Feta, Feten’ka, Fetechka, Fetiska, Fetison’ka, Fetisushka, Fesha, Feshen’ka, Feshechka, Feshka, Feyusha, Feyushka, Tisa, Tiska, Tison’ka, Tisochka.

Fetis
Cyrillic: Фетис. Pronunciation: fye-TEES. Etymology: Popular form of Feoktist.

Filat
Cyrillic: Филат. Pronunciation: fee-LAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Feofilakt.

Filimon
Cyrillic: Филимон. Pronunciation: fee-lee-MOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Philemon, meaning "to love". Patronymics: Filimonovich; Filimonovna. Diminutives: Filya, Filimonushka, Filimonka, Filimokha, Filimosha, Filonya, Filona, Fila, Monya, Mona, Filenka, Filechka, Filimoshka, Filka, Filona, Filonechka, Filonka, Filonochka, Filushka, Filyusha, Filyushka, Monechka, Monka, Monochka, Monushka, Monyuka.

Filipp
Cyrillic: Филипп. Pronunciation: fee-LEEP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Philippos, meaning "friend of horses". Patronymics: Filippovich; Filippovna. Diminutives: Filya, Filippushka, Filipka, FIlka, Filko, Filyukha, Filyusha, Lipa, Filek, Filyok, Filenka, Filechka, Filipok, Filushka, Filchik, Filsha, Filyuk, Filyuka, Filyukha, Filyusha, FIlyushka, FIlyaka, Lipka.

Finogen
Cyrillic: Финоген. Pronunciation: fye-nah-GYEHN. Etymology: Popular form of Afinogen.

Filon
Cyrillic: Филон. Pronunciation: fee-LOHN. Etymology: Popular form of Filimon.

Firs
Cyrillic: Фирс. Pronunciation: FEERS. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Thyrsos, meaning "stalk" or "shaft". Patronymics: Firsovich; Firsovna. Diminutives: Firsushka, Firsanya, Firsanechka, Firsan’ka, Sanya, Sanechka, Sanchik, Sansha, San’ka, Sanyushka.

Flor
Cyrillic: Флор. Pronunciation: FLOHR. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Flos, meaning "flower". Patronymics: Florovich; Florovna. Diminutives: Frolushka, Khrol, Frolka, Frolak, Frolushka, Khrolak, Khrolka, Khrulyok, Khrulek, Flora, Lora, Flyora, Flyorka, Flyoronka, Flyorochka, Flyorushka, Florii, Florik, Floronka, Florochka, Florushka.

Fofan
Cyrillic: Фофан. Pronunciation: foh-FAHN. Etymology: Popular form of Feofan.

Foka
Cyrillic: Фока. Pronunciation: FOH-kah. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Phoke, meaning "seal". Patronymics: Fokich; Fokichna. Diminutives: Fokei, Fokanya, Fokanyushka, Fokushka, Fochka, Fokeika, Fokanechka, Fokanka, Fokanya, Fokeyushka, Fokochka, Fokushka, Fochka.

Fokan
Cyrillic: Фокан. Pronunciation: foh-KAHN. Etymology: Popular form of Foka.

Foma
Cyrillic: Фома. Pronunciation: fah-MAH. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Te'oma, meaning "twin". Patronymics: Fomich; Fominichna. Diminutives: Fomka, Fomonka, Fomochka, Fomushka, Fomchik, Khomka, Khomonka, Khomochka, Khomushka.

Fotei
Cyrillic: Фотей. Pronunciation: fah-TYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Fotii.

Fotii
Cyrillic: Фотий. Pronunciation: fah-TEE Etymology: Russian form of Greek Phos, meaning "light". Patronymics: Fotievich; Fotievna. Diminutives: Fotya, Fatya, Fatusha, Fotyan, Fatyusha, Foteika, Fatenka, Fatechka, Fatka, Fotenka, Foteyushka, Fotenochka, Fotinushka, Fotka, Fotyusha, Fotusha, Khotya, Khotusha, Khotyusha, Khotina, Khotinka, Khotinochka.

Frol
Cyrillic: Фрол. Pronunciation: FROHL. Etymology: Popular form of Flor.

Fyodor
Cyrillic: Фёдор. Pronunciation: FYOW-dawr. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Theodoros, meaning "gift of God". Patronymics: Fyodorovich; Fyodorovna. Diminutives: Fedya, Fedka, Fedyushka, Fedyukha, Fedorka, Feodorka, Fedyuka, Fedyulya, Fedulya, Fedyunya, Fedunya, Dyunya, Fedyusya, Fedusya, Dyusya, Dusya, Fedyusha, Fedusha, Fedushka, Fedyaika, Fedyaka, Fedyanya, Fedyakha, Fedyasha, Fedr, Fedukh, Feduk, Feda, Fedan, Fedanka, Fedets, Fedechka, Fedik, Fedorochka, Fedorushka, Fedulenka, Fedulechka, Fedulka, Fedulonka, Fedulochka, Fedulushka, Fedulka, Fedulchik, Fedun, Fedunechka, Fedunchik, Fedunka, Fedunsha, Fedunyushka, Fedusenka, Fedusechka, Fedusik, Feduska, Fedchik, Fedkai, Fedsha, Fedyuka, Fedyulenka, Fedyulechka, Fedyulka, Fedyulka, Fedyunechka, Fedyunchik, Fedyunka, Fedyunsha, Fedyunyusha, Fedyusenka, Fedyusechka, Fedyusik, Fedyuska, Fedyushenka, Fedyushechka, Fedyaga, Fedyai, Fedyanechka, Fedyanka, Fedyanyushka, Fedyara, Fedyarka, Fedyashenka, Fedyashechka, Fedyashka, Dusenka, Dusechka, Dusik, Duska, Dyunka, Dyusechka.

 

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Garasim
Cyrillic: Гарасим. Pronunciation: gah-RAH-seem. Etymology: Popular form of Gerasim.

Gavriil
Cyrillic: Гавриил. Pronunciation: gahv-ree-EEL. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Gabriel, meaning "strong man of God". Patronymics: Gavriilovich; Gavriilovna. Diminutives: Gavrilo, Gavrilka, Gavrya, Gavryunya, Gavryusya, Gavryukha, Gavryusha, Ganya, Ganyusya, Ganyukha, Ganyusha, Gaganya, Gavsha, Gasha, Gavran, Gavrenka, Gavrechka, Gavrik, Gavrilets, Gavrilka, Gavrilok, Gavrilochka, Gavrilushka, Gavrilyuk, Gavrosh, Gavrusya, Gavrusha, Gavryunechka, Gavryunka, Gavryusenka, Gavryusechka, Gavryuska, Gavryukha, Gavryushka, Gavryushenka, Gavryushechka, Gaga, Gaganechka, Gaganka, Ganyok, Ganyuska, Ganyushenka, Ganyushechka, Ganyushka, Gashenka, Gashechka, Gashka, Havrila, Havryusha, Havryusya, Havrilo, Havrilka, Havrya, Havryunya, Havryukha, Hanya, Hanyusya, Hanyukha, Hanyusha, Hahanya, Havsha, Hasha, Havran, Havrenka, Havrechka, Havrik, Havrilets, Havrilka, Havrilok, Havrilochka, Havrilushka, Havrilyuk, Havrosh, Havrusya, Havrusha, Havryunechka, Havryunka, Havryusenka, Havryusechka, Havryuska, Havryukha, Havryushka, Havryushenka, Havryushechka, Haha, Hahanechka, Hahanka, Hanyok, Hanyuska, Hanyushenka, Hanyushechka, Hanyushka, Hashenka, Hashechka, Hashka.

Gavrila
Cyrillic: Гаврила. Pronunciation: gahv-REE-lah. Etymology: Popular form of Gavriil.

Gavrilo
Cyrillic: Гаврило. Pronunciation: gahv-REE-lah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Gavriil.

Georgii
Cyrillic: Георгий. Pronunciation: gyeh-AWR-geey. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Georgos, meaning "farmer". Patronymics: Eleferievich; Eleferievna. Diminutives: Egorushka, Egorii, Egorka, Gora, Gorya, Zhora, Egonya, Egosha, Gosha, Goshunya, Egunya, Gunya, Gora, Egonechka, Egonka, Egora, Egorek, Egoryok, Egorik, Egoronka, Egorsha, Egoshenka, Egoshechka, Egoshka, Egunechka, Egunka, Gorga, Gorgochka, Gorenka, Gorechka, Gorik, Gorka, Goronka, Gorochka, Gorushka, Gorsha, Gotenka, Gotechka, Gotik, Gotka, Gotya, Goshenka, Goshechka, Goshka, Goshok, Goshulya, Era, Goshunechka, Goshunchik, Goshunka, Gulenka, Gulechka, Gulka, Gulyushka, Gulya, Gunechka, Gunka, Gunyusha, Gerka, Gesha, Geshenka, Geshechka, Geshka, Zhorzh, Zhorzhenka, Zhora, Zhorzhik, Zhorik, Zhorka, Zhoronka, Zhorochka, Zhorya.

Gerasim
Cyrillic: Герасим. Pronunciation: gyeh-RAH-seem. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Gerasimos, meaning "old" or "honour". Patronymics: Gerasimovich; Gerasimovna. Diminutives: Gerasya, Rasya, Gera, Geranya, Gesha, Garasya, Garsha, Geranechka, Geranka, Geranya, Gerasenka, Gerasechka, Geraska, Gerka, Gerasimushka, Gerasimka, Geronka, Gerochka, Rasenka, Rasechka, Raska, Herasim, Herasya, Herasimushka, Hera, Heranya, Hesha, Harasya, Harsha, Heranechka, Heranka, Heranya, Herasenka, Heraska, Herka, Herasimka, Heronka, Herochka.

Gleb
Cyrillic: Глеб. Pronunciation: GLYEB. Etymology: Russian form of the Old Norse name Gudleifr, which meant "heir of god". Patronymics: Glebovich; Glebovna. Diminutives: Glebka, Glebochka, Glebonka, Glebushka.

Gordei
Cyrillic: Гордей. Pronunciation: gahr-DYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Gordios, a Phrygian name possibly meaning "city" or "town". Patronymics: Gordeevich; Gordeevna. Diminutives: Gordeika, Gordechka, Gordya, Gordyunya, Gordyukha, Gordyusha, Gordeyushka, Gordyunechka, Gordyun’ka, Gordyushen’ka, Gordyushechka, Gorka.

Grigorii
Cyrillic: Григорий. Pronunciation: gree-GAW-ree. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Gregorios, meaning "watchful" or "alert". Patronymics: Grigor’evich; Grigor’evich. Diminutives: Grisha, Hrisha, Grishenka, Grishko, Grishaka, Grishuka, Grishanya, Grishata, Grishonya, Grishunya, Grishuta, Grishukha, Grinya, Grinyuka, Grinyukha, Grinyusha, Grika, Gorya, Gora, Grigora, Grigorik, Grigorka, Grigoronka, Grigorochka, Grigorushka, Grigorchik, Grigoryushka, Grigorya, Grina, Grinek, Grinyok, Grinchik, Grinka, Grinko, Grinsha, Grinyushka, Grikha, Grishai, Grishak, Grishan, Grishanechka, Grishanka, Grishanyushka, Grishata, Grishatka, Grishatok, Grishatochka, Grishachok, Grishechka, Grishka, Grishok, Grishonya, Grishuk, Grishuka, Gritsa, Grishunechka, Grishunchik, Grishunka, Grishunyushka, Grishutka, Grishutik, Grishutonka, Grishutochka, Gritsko, Gorenka, Gorechka, Gorik, Gorka, Goronka, Gorochka, Hrishko, Hrishaka, Hrishuka, Hrishanya, Hrishata, Hrishonya, Hrinko, Hrishunya, Hrishuta, Hrishukha, Hrinya, Hrinyuka, Hrinyukha, Hrinyusha, Hrika, Horya, Hora, Hrigora, Hrigorik, Hrigorka, Hrinka, Hrigoronka, Hrihorochka, Hrihorushka, Hrihorchik, Hrihoryushka, Hrihorya, Hrina, Hrinek, Hrinyok, Hrinchik, Hrinsha, Hrishatok, Hrinyushka, Hrikha, Hrishai, Hrishak, Hrishan, Hrishanechka, Hrishanka, Hrishanyushka, Hrishata, Hrishatka, Hrishatochka, Hrishachok, Hrishenka, Hrishechka, Hrishka, Hrishok, Hrishonya, Hrishuk, Hrishuka, Hrishunechka, Hrishunchik, Hrishunka, Hrishunyushka, Hrishutka, Hrishutonka, Hrishutochka, Hritsko, Hritsa, Horenka, Horechka, Horik, Horka, Horonka, Horochka.

Gurii
Cyrillic: Гурий. Pronunciation: GOO-ree. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Gur, meaning "young lion". Patronymics: Gurievich; Gurievna. Diminutives: Gur’yushka, Gura, Gurya, Gur’yanka, Gureika, Guren’ka, Gurechka, Gureyushka, Gurka, Guron’ka, Gurochka, Gurushka, Gur’ka, Gur’yusha, Gur’yanushka.

 

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Havrila
Cyrillic: Гаврила. Pronunciation: hahv-REE-lah. Etymology: South Russian form of Gavriil.

Herasim
Cyrillic: Герасим. Pronunciation: hyeh-RAH-seem. Etymology: South Russian form of Gerasim.

Hryhory
Cyrillic: Григорий. Pronunciation: hree-HAW-ree. Etymology: South Russian form of Grigorii.

 

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Iakim
Cyrillic: Иаким. Pronunciation: ee-ah-KEEM. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Jenoiachin, meaning "established by God". Patronymics: Iakimovich; Iakimovna. Diminutives: Akimusha, Akimushka, Akimka, Kima, Iakimka, Akimok, Akimonka, Akimochka, Akimushka, Akimchik, Akisha, Akishechka, Akishka, Kim, Kimka, Kimonka, Kimochka, Kimushka.

Ignat
Cyrillic: Игнат. Pronunciation: eeg-NAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Ignatii.

Ignatii
Cyrillic: Игнатий. Pronunciation: eeg-NAHT-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Ignatius, possibly meaning "fire". Patronymics: Ignatievich; Ignatievna. Diminutives: Ignasha, Ignashenka, Ignatka, Ignat, Ignakha, Igonya, Igosha, Ignatik, Ignatok, Ignatushka, Ignachok, Ignashechka, Ignashka, Igonechka, Igonka, Igonyushka, Igonya, Igosha, Igoshenka, Igoshechka.

Igor’
Cyrillic: Игорь. Pronunciation: EE-gahr. Etymology: Russian form of Old Norse name Ingvarr, derived from the name of the Germanic god Ing + arr meaning "warrior". Patronymics: Igorevich; Igorevna. Diminutives: Gosha, Igorka, Igorek, Igoryok, Igoryasha, Igorasha, Igoryukha, Igoryusha, Gorya, Gora, Igosha, Goga, Gotya, Igulya, Gulya, Igusya, Gusya, Ira, Igorashka, Igorek, Igoryok, Igorekha, Igoryokha, Gorik, Igorechek, Igoryochek, Igorii, Igorushka, Igorusha, Igoryushenka, Igoryushechka, Igoryushka, Igoryasha, Igulenka, Igulechka, Igulka, Igusenka, Igusechka, Igusik, Iguska, Gogonka, Gogochka, Gorka, Goshenka, Goshechka, Goshka, Gotenka, Gustya, Gotechka, Gotik, Gotka, Gulenka, Gulechka, Gulka, Gulyushka, Gusik, Gusenka, Gusechka, Gustenka, Gustechka, Guska.

Ilarion
Cyrillic: Иларион. Pronunciation: ee-lahr-ee-YOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Hilarion, meaning "cheerful". Patronymics: Ilarionovich; Ilarionovna. Diminutives: Ilarionka, Ila, Ilarionushka, Ilarechka, Ilarka, Ilarochka, Ilarushka, Ilaryushka, Ilka, Larya, Larionushka, Laryonka, Laryokha, Laryosha, Lara, Laryukha, Laryusha, Larivon, Larek, Laryok, Larionok, Larenok, Larenka, Larechka, Larik, Laryosik, Laryoshenka, Larioshka, Larka, Laronka, Larochka.

Il’ya
Cyrillic: Илья. Pronunciation: EEL-yah. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Elijah, meaning "my God is Yahweh". Patronymics: Il’ich; Il’inichna. Diminutives: Ilyusha, Ilichka, Ilyukha, Ilyakha, Ilyusya, Lyusya, Ilyunya, Lyunya, Lyulya, Ilei, Ileika, Ilenka, Ilechka, Ilonka, Ilochka, Ilka, Ilko, Ilyushenka, Ilyushechka, Ilyushka, Ilyaka, Ilyuk, Ilyunka, Ilyusenka, Ilyusechka, Ilyusik, Ilyuska, Ilyatochka, Lyunenka, Lyunechka, Lyunka, Lyusenka, Lyusechka, Lyusik, Lyuska.

Ioann
Cyrillic: Иоанн. Pronunciation: ee-ah-AHN. Etymology: Old Russian form of Ivan.

Ioannikii
Cyrillic: Иоанникий. Pronunciation: ee-ah-ohn-NEE-kee. Etymology: Old Russian form of Anikii.

Ioil’
Cyrillic: Иоиль. Pronunciation: ee-OYL. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Joel, derived from Hebrew Yo'el, meaning "Yahweh is God". Patronymics: Ioilevich; Ioilevna. Diminutives: Ilya, Ilen’ka, Ilechka, Il’ka, Ivol’ka, Ivolya.

Iosif
Cyrillic: Иосиф. Pronunciation: ee-YO-seef. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Joseph, derived from Hebrew Iosef, meaning "he will add". Patronymics: Iosifovich; Iosifovna. Diminutives: Osya, Osa, Osipushka, Osipka, Iosya, Osenka, Osechka, Osik, Osipka, Osyanka, Oshka, Oska, Iosenka, Iosechka, Ioska.

Iov
Cyrillic: Иов. Pronunciation: ee-OHV. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Job, derived from Hebrew Iiov, meaning "persecuted" or "hated". Patronymics: Iovich; Iovna. Diminutives: Iosha, Ioshen’ka, Ioshechka, Ioshka, Iv, Iva, Ivka, Ivon’ka, Ivochka, Ivushka, Ova, Ovka, Ovon’ka, Ovochka.

Ipat
Cyrillic: Ипат. Pronunciation: ee-PAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Ipat.

Ipatii
Cyrillic: Ипатий. Pronunciation: ee-PAHT-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Hypatios, meaning "highest" or "supreme". Patronymics: Ipatievich; Ipatievna. Diminutives: Ipatka, Ipaton’ka, Ipatochka, Ipatushka, Ipat’yushka, Patya, Pata, Paten’ka, Patechka, Patik, Patka, Paton’ka, Patochka, Patushka, Pat’ka.

Isai
Cyrillic: Исай. Pronunciation: ee-SAY. Etymology: Popular form of Isaiya.

Isaiya
Cyrillic: Исаия. Pronunciation: ee-SAY-ee-ah. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Isaiah, meaning "Yahweh is salvation". Patronymics: Isaievich; Isaievna. Diminutives: Isaika, Isayushka, Saen’ka, Saechka, Saika.

Isidor
Cyrillic: Исидор. Pronunciation: ee-SEE-dahr. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Isidoros, meaning "gift of Isis", an Egyptian goddess. Patronymics: Isidorovich; Isidorovna. Diminutives: Sidorushka, Sidorka, Sida, Sidya, Sidenka, Sidechka, Sidka, Sidonka, Sidorka, Sidochka, Sidushka, Sidsha.

Iuda
Cyrillic: Иуда. Pronunciation: ee-YOO-dah. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Judah, derived from Hebrew Yehudah, meaning "praised". Patronymics: Iudich; Iudichna. Diminutives: Iudka, Iudushka, Yuda, Yudka, Yudon’ka, Yudochka, Yudushka.

Ivan
Cyrillic: Иван. Pronunciation: ee-VAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical John derived from Hebrew Iohanan, meaning "God is gracious". Patronymics: Ivanovich; Ivanovna. Diminutives: Vanya, Vanyusha, Vanechka, Vansha, Ivanka, Ivanya, Ivanyukha, Ivanyusha, Ivasya, Ivasik, Ivakha, Ivasha, Isha, Ishuta, Vanyukha, Vanyura, Vanyusya, Vanyuta, Vanyutya, Vanyata, Iva, Iv, Ivaka, Ivanei, Ivanets, Ivanechka, Ivanishche, Ivanko, Ivanok, Ivanochka, Ivantei, Ivanushka, Ivanhcik, Ivanchuk, Ivanyui, Ivanyushka, Ivasenka, Ivasechka, Ivasisha, Ivas, Ivaska, Ivashenka, Ivashechka, Ivashka, Ivashok, Ivga, Ivik, Ivka, Ivonka, Ivochka, Ivushka, Ivashko, Ivash, Ishenka, Ishechka, Ishka, Ishuta, Ishutka, Ishutonka, Ishutochka, Vanaika, Vanei, Vanen, Vanyon, Vanenka, Vanyonka, Vanenka, Vanechek, Vanyochek, Vanik, Vanka, Vanko, Vanyuk, Vanyunenka, Vanyunechka, Vanyunka, Vanyunya, Vanyurka, Vanyurochka, Vanyurushka, Vanyusenka, Vanyusechka, Vanyuska, Vanyutka, Vanyutochka, Vanyutushka, Vanyusha, Vanyushenka, Vanyushechka, Vanyushka, Vanyaga, Vanyai, Vanyaika, Vanyatka, Vanyatochka, Vanyatushka.

Izot
Cyrillic: Изот. Pronunciation: ee-ZOHT. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Zotikos, meaning "full of life". Patronymics: Izotovich; Izotovna. Diminutives: Izotka, Izonya, Izonechka, Izon’ka, Izonyushka, Izosen’ka, Izosechka, Izoten’ka, Izotechka, Izoton’ka, Izotochka, Izotushka, Zonya, Zotka, Zotya, Zotei, Zot, Zotik, Zoten’ka, Zotechka, Zotushka, Zotyuk, Zotyushka.

 

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Kalina
Cyrillic: Калина. Pronunciation: kah-LEE-na. Etymology: Popular form of Kallinik.

Kallinik
Cyrillic: Каллиник. Pronunciation: kah-LEE-neek. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kallinikos, meaning "beautiful victory". Patronymics: Kallinikovich; Kallinikovna. Diminutives: Kalya, Kalinka, Kalen’ka, Kalechka, Kalinochka, Kalinushka, Kal’ka, Kana, Kanechka, Kanik, Kanka, Kanochka, Kanushka, Kan’ka, Kanya, Nika, Nikanushka, Nikakha, Nikashen’ka, Nikashechka, Nikashka, Nikasha, Nikon’ka, NikochkaNikusen’ka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikus’ka, Nikusya, Nikusha, Nikushen’ka, Nikushechka, Nikushka.

Karp
Cyrillic: Карп. Pronunciation: KAHRP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit" or "profits". Patronymics: Karpovich; Karpovna. Diminutives: Karpa, Karpik, Karpochka, Karpunechka, Karpun’ka, Karpushen’ka, Karpushechka, Karpushka, Karpukha, Karpusha, Karpunya.

Khariton
Cyrillic: Харитон. Pronunciation: kha-ree-TOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Chariton, meaning "grace" or "kindness". Patronymics: Kharitonovich; Kharitonovna. Diminutives: Kharitonya, Kharitosha, Khorya, Kharitonka, Khritosha, Kharityunya, Kharitonushka, Kharitonchik, Kharitoshka, Kharitoshenka, Kharitoshechka, Kharityunechka, Kharityunchik, Kharityunka, Kharka, Khritoshka.

Khrisanf
Cyrillic: Хрисанф. Pronunciation: khree-SAHNF. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning "golden flower". Patronymics: Khrisanfovich; Khrisanfovna. Diminutives: Khrisanfka, Khrisanya, Khrisa, Khrisanka, Khrisanochka, Khrisanushka, Khrisanfushka, Khrisan’ka, Khrisanyushka, Khriska, Khrison’ka, Khrisochka, Kirsanka, Kira, Kirka, Kiron’ka, Kirochka, Kirsanushka, Kirushka, Sanya, Sanechka, Sanfa, Sanfochka, Sanfushka, Sanchik, Sansha, San’ka, Sanyushka.

Khrol
Cyrillic: Хрол. Pronunciation: KHROHL. Etymology: South Russian form of Flor.

Khoma
Cyrillic: Хома. Pronunciation: khah-MAH. Etymology: South Russian form of Foma.

Kiprian
Cyrillic: Киприан. Pronunciation: keep-ree-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kypros, meaning "Cyprus". Patronymics: Kiprianovich; Kiprianovna. Diminutives: Kuprya, Kipriyanka, Kiprianushka, Kupriyanka, Kupriyasha, Kuprenka, Kuprechka, Kupriyanushka, Kupriyanchik, Kupriyashka, Kupriyashenka, Kupriyashechka, Kupryasha.

Kirian
Cyrillic: Кириан. Pronunciation: kee-ree-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kyrios, meaning "lord" or "master". Patronymics: Kirianovich; Kirianovna. Diminutives: Kirianka, Kira, Kirya, Kir’yanka, Kir’yasha, Kiryok, Kiryonok, Kiren’ka, Kirechka, Kirianochka, Kirianushka, Kirka, Kirochka, Kiron’ka, Kir’ka, Kir’yanushka, Kir’yashen’ka, Kir’yashechka, Kir’yashka, Kiryaka, Kiryakha, Kiryasha, Kiryashen’ka, Kiryashechka.

Kirila
Cyrillic: Кирила. Pronunciation: kee-REEL-ah. Etymology: Popular form of Kirill.

Kirill
Cyrillic: Кирилл. Pronunciation: kee-REEL. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord". Patronymics: Kirillovich; Kirillovna. Diminutives: Kirya, Kirillushka, Kirilka, Kira, Kiryukha, Kirukha, Kiryusha, Kiryunya, Kirunya, Kirusya, Kiryakha, Kiryasha, Kirei, Kireika, Kirek, Kiryok, Kirenok, Kiryonok, Kirenka, Kirechka, Kirik, Kirillik, Kirillonka, Kirillochka, Kirilonka, Kirilochka, Kirilushka, Kirka, Kironka, Kirochka, Kirunechka, Kirunka, Kirusenka, Kirusechka, Kiruska, Kirusha, Kirushenka, Kirushechka, Kirushka, Kirsha, Kirka, Kiryuk, Kiryunechka, Kiryunka, Kiryushenka, Kiryushechka, Kiryushka, Kiryushok, Kiryaka, Kiryashenka, Kiryashechka.

Kirilo
Cyrillic: Кирило. Pronunciation: kee-REEL-ah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Kirill.

Kirsan
Cyrillic: Кирсан. Pronunciation: keer-SAHN. Etymology: Popular form of Khrisanf.

Klim
Cyrillic: Клим. Pronunciation: KLEEM. Etymology: Popular form of Kliment.

Kliment
Cyrillic: Климент. Pronunciation: klee-MYENT. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Clemens, meaning "merciful" or "gentle". Patronymics: Klimentovich; Klimentovna. Diminutives: Klima, Klimka, Klimasha, Klimukha, Klimusha, Klimashenka, Klimashechka, Klimashka, Klimets, Klimochka, Klimsha.

Kondrat
Cyrillic: Кондрат. Pronunciation: kahn-DRAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Kondratii.

Kondratii
Cyrillic: Кондратий. Pronunciation: kahn-DRAHT-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kodratos, derived from Latin Quadratus, meaning "square". Patronymics: Kondrat’evich; Kondraft’evna. Diminutives: Konya, Kondrasha, Kondratka, Kondratyushka, Kondrakha, Kondratik, Kondratyushka, Kondrashka, Kondrashenka, Kondrashechka, Konsha.

Konon
Cyrillic: Конон. Pronunciation: kahn-OHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kononos, a name of ancient unknown origin. Patronymics: Kononovich; Kononovna. Diminutives: Konya, Konyasha, Kononka, Kona, Konechka, Konsha, Konka, Konyashka, Konyashenka, Konyashechka, Konyga.

Konstantin
Cyrillic: Константин. Pronunciation: kahn-stahn-TEEN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Constans, meaning "constant" or "steadfast". Patronymics: Konstantinovich; Konstantinovna. Diminutives: Kostya, Kostyusha, Konstantinushka, Kosta, Kostyukha, Kostyunya, Kostyura, Kostyanya, Kostyakha, Kostyasha, Kosya, Kotya, Kotasha, Koka, Konsta, Konstantinka, Konstantinchik.

Kornei
Cyrillic: Корней. Pronunciation: kahr-NYEY. Etymology: Popular form of Kornilii.

Kornilii
Cyrillic: Корнилий. Pronunciation: kahr-NEE-lee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Cornelius, meaning "horn". Patronymics: Kornilievich; Kornilievna. Diminutives: Kornilka, Kornyukha, Kornyusha, Korneika, Kornei, Korneyushka, Kornilushka, Kornyukha, Kornyusha, Kornyushen’ka, Kornyushechka, Kornyushka.

Kosma
Cyrillic: Косма. Pronunciation: kah-SMAH. Etymology: Old Russian form of Kuz’ma.

Ksenofont
Cyrillic: Ксенофонт. Pronunciation: ksyen-ah-FOHNT. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Xenophon, meaning "foreign" or "strange" voice. Patronymics: Ksenofontovich; Ksenofontovna. Diminutives: Ksenofontushka, Ksena, Ksenya, Ksyona, Ksenyok, Ksenechka, Ksenik, Ksenka, Ksenochka, Ksenushka, Ksesha, Senya, Senechka, Senoshka, Sen’ka, Fosha, Foshen’ka, Foshechka, Foshka, Fonya, Fonechka, Fon’ka, Fonyushka.

Kupriyan
Cyrillic: Куприян. Pronunciation: koop-ree-AHN. Etymology: Popular form of Kiprian.

Kuz’ma
Cyrillic: Кузьма. Pronunciation: kooz-MAH. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "order" or "decency". Patronymics: Kuz’mich; Kz’minichna. Diminutives: Kuzya, Kuzenka, Kuzyuta, Kuzyakha, Kuzyasha, Kuzena, Kuzyona, Kuzyonka, Kuzenochka, Kuzyonochka, Kuzechka, Kuzik, Kuzka, Kuzmishche, Kuzyuta, Kuzyutka, Kuzyutonka, Kuzyutochka, Kuzyak, Kuzyar, Kuzyashenka, Kuzyashechka, Kuzyashka.

 

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Larion
Cyrillic: Ларион. Pronunciation: lahr-ee-OHN. Etymology: Popular form of Ilarion.

Lavrentii
Cyrillic: Лаврентий. Pronunciation: lahv-RYEN-tee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Laurentius, meaning "of Laurentum", an ancient Roman city. Patronymics: Lavrentievich; Lavrentievna. Diminutives: Lavrya, Lavrushka, Lavrentyushka, Lavrenya, Lavra, Lavryunya, Lavrunya, Lavryusya, Lavrusya, Lavryukha, Lavrukha, Lavryusha, Lavrusha, Lavrei, Lavrenechka, Lavrentyushka, Lavrenka, Lavrenya, Lavrechka, Lavrik, Lavrishche, Lavrok, Lavronka, Lavrochek, Lavrochka, Lavrunechka, Lavrunka, Lavrushenka, Lavrushechka, Lavryunechka, Lavryunka, Lavryushenka, Lavryushka.

Lazar’
Cyrillic: Лазарь. Pronunciation: LAH-zar. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my God has helped". Patronymics: Lazarevich; Lazarevna. Diminutives: Lazurechka, Lazarka, Lazarya, Lazurya, Zurya, Lazuta, Zarya, Lazarik, Lazurenka, Lazurka, Lazutka, Lazutonka, Lazutochka, Lazka, Lazya, Zarenka, Zarechka, Zarik, Zarka, Zaronka, Zarochka, Zarushka, Zarka, Zaryushka, Zurechka, Zurik, Zurka, Zorenka, Zorechka, Zorik, Zorka, Zoryushka, Zorya.

Leon
Cyrillic: Леон. Pronunciation: lye-OHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Leo, meaning "lion". Patronymics: Leonovich; Leonovna. Diminutives: Leonya, Leonechka, Levka, Leontii, Onya, Lenya, Lena, Leva, Leova, Leonenka, Leonochka, Leonushka, Leontinka, Leontinochka, Leontinushka, Leontyushka, Leonka, Lenechka, Lenik, Leonik, Lenka, Lyonka, Lenok, Lenochka, Lenusenka, Lenusechka, Lenusik, Lenuska, Lenusya, Lensha, Leonsha, Lenyusenka, Lenyuska, Lenyusechka, Lenyusya, Leovka, Levoka, Levonechka, Levonchik, Levonka, Levonya, Levochka, Onka, Onyushka, Leonka.

Leontii
Cyrillic: Леонтий. Pronunciation: lye-OHN-tee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Leontius, derived from Leo, meaning "lion". Patronymics: Leontievich; Leontievna. Diminutives: Leont’yushka, Leonya, Lenya, Lena, Lenechka, Lyonechka, Lenik, Lyonik, Lenka, Lyonka, Lenochka, Lenusen’ka, Lenusechka, Lenusik, Lenus’ka, Lenusya, Len’ka, Lensha, Len’sha, Lyon’sha, Lenyusen’ka, Lenyusechka, Lenyus’ka, Lenyusya, Lyonya, Lyona, Lyova, Onya, On’ka, Onyushka.

Lev
Cyrillic: Лев. Pronunciation: LYEHV. Etymology: Russian name meaning "lion". Patronymics: L’vovich; L’vovovna. Diminutives: Levushka, Levonya, Levunya, Levusya, Leva, Lyova, Lenya, Lyonya, Lesya, Lyosya, Leka, Lyoka, Levik, Lyovik, Levka, Lyovka, Levoka, Levonechka, Levonchik, Levonka, Lyovonka, Levochka, Lyovochka, Levunechka, Levunka, Levusenka, Levusechka, Levuska, Levushka, Lyovushka, Levsha, Lyovsha, Leka, Lyoka, Lekonka, Lyokonka, Lekochka, Lyokochka, Lenechka, Lyonechka, Lenik, Lyonik, Lenka, Lyonka, Lenya, Lyonya, Leska, Lesik.

Levon
Cyrillic: Левон. Pronunciation: lye-VOHN. Etymology: Popular form of Leon.

Lipatii
Cyrillic: Липатий. Pronunciation: lye-PAHT-ee. Etymology: Popular form of Ipatii.

Loggin
Cyrillic: Логгин. Pronunciation: LOHG-geen. Etymology: Popular form of Longin.

Logvin
Cyrillic: Логвин. Pronunciation: LOHG-veen. Etymology: Popular form of Longin.

Longin
Cyrillic: Лонгин. Pronunciation: LOHN-geen. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Longinus, meaning "long". Patronymics: Longinovich; Longinovna. Diminutives: Loga, Loginka, Logon’ka, Logochka, Loguta, Logutka, Logutochka, Lona, Lonechka, Lonka, Lonochka, Lonushka, Lon’ka, Lonya, Gina, Ginechka, Ginka, Ginochka, Ginushka.

Luk’yan
Cyrillic: Лукьян. Pronunciation: look-YAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Lucius, meaning "light". Patronymics: Luk’yanovich; Luk’yanovna. Diminutives: Luka, Lukasha, Lukanya, Lutonya, Lutokha, Lutosha, Lukii, Lukanechka, Lukanka, Lukanushka, Lukanchik, Lukansha, Lukanyushka, Lukakha, Lukashenka, Lukashechka, Lukashka, Lukashok, Lukonechka, Lukonka, Lukonya, Lukochka, Lukianka, Lukianushka, Lukyansha, Lutonechka, Lutonka, Lutonyushka, Lutoshka, Lutoshechka, Lucha, Luchka, Lusha, Lushanechka, Lushanka, Lushanya.

 

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Makar
Cyrillic: Макар. Pronunciation: mah-KAHR. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed" or "happy". Patronymics: Makarovich; Makarovna. Diminutives: Makarushka, Makarka, Makarsha, Makasha, Maka, Mara, Makara, Makarei, Makareika, Makarik, Makarochka, Makarchik, Makasha, Makashenka, Makashechka, Makashka, Makonka, Makochka, Makrushka, Makrusha.

Makarii
Cyrillic: Макарий. Pronunciation: mah-KAHR-ee. Etymology: Old Russian form of Makar.

Maksim
Cyrillic: Максим. Pronunciation: mahk-SEEM. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "greatest". Patronymics: Maksimovich; Maksimovna. Diminutives: Maksimka, Maksimushka, Maksya, Maksyuta, Maksyusha, Maka, Maks, Maksimenok, Maksimyonok, Maksyutka, Maksyutonka, Maksyutochka, Maksyushka, Maksyushenka, Maksyushechka, Maksushka, Sima, Simik, Simka, Simochka, Simukha, Simusha, Simushenka, Simushechka.

Manuil
Cyrillic: Мануил. Pronunciation: mah-noo-EEL. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us". Patronymics: Manuilovich; Manuilovna. Diminutives: Manya, Manei, Maneika, Manukha, Manusha, Manokha, Manosha, Manoshka, Manuka, Man’ka.

Mark
Cyrillic: Марк. Pronunciation: MAHRK. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Markus, derived from the name of the Roman god Mars. Patronymics: Markovich; Markovna. Diminutives: Mara, fMarka, Markukha, Markusha, Markusya, Markusyonok, Markusen’ka, Markusechka, Markus’ka, Markushen’ka, Markushechka, Markushka, Maka, Makon’ka, Makochka, Masya, Martusya, Martusen’ka, Martusechka, Martus’ka, Tusya, Tusen’ka, Tusechka, Tusik, Tus’ka.

Marko
Cyrillic: Марко. Pronunciation: MAHRK-ah. Etymology: South Russian form of Mark.

Martian
Cyrillic: Мартиан. Pronunciation: mahr-tee-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Martius, derived from the name of the Roman god Mars. Patronymics: Martianovich; Martianovna. Diminutives: Martya, Martyukha, Martyusha, Mart’yanka, Mart’yanushka, Martyushen’ka, Martyushechka, Martyushka, Marya.

Martin
Cyrillic: Мартин. Pronunciation: mahr-TEEN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Martinus, derived from the name of the Roman god Mars. Patronymics: Martinovich; Martinovna. Diminutives: Martya, Martinushka, Martinya, Martisha, Martyunya, Martyukha, Martyusha, Marya, Martynka, Martenka, Martechka, Martinek, Martinyok, Martinechka, Martinka, Martinochka, Martisha, Martishenka, Martishechka, Martishka, Martynka, Martynushka, Martynchik, Martyunchik, Martyushka, Martyushenka, Martyushechka.

Matvei
Cyrillic: Матвей. Pronunciation: maht-VYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Mathew, derived from Hebrew Matitiahu, meaning "gift of Yahweh". Patronymics: Matveevich; Matveevna. Diminutives: Matya, Motya, Matyusha, Matyunya, Matveika, Matyukha, Matyakha, Matyasha, Matveichik, Matveisha, Matveyushka, Matenka, Matechka, Matfeika, Matfeyushka, Matka, Matsha, Matyushenka, Matyushka, Matyai, Matyushechka, Matyashenka, Matyashechka, Matyashka, Motenka, Motechka, Motik, Motka, Motsha, Motyushka.

Merkul
Cyrillic: Меркул. Pronunciation: myer-KOOL. Etymology: Popular form of Merkurii.

Merkurii
Cyrillic: Меркурий. Pronunciation: myer-KOOR-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Mercurius, the name of the Roman god of trade. Patronymics: Merkurievich; Merkurievna. Diminutives: Merkura, Merkukha, Merkusha, Merkushen’ka, Merkushechka, Merkushka.

Mikhail
Cyrillic: Михаил. Pronunciation: mee-kha-EEL. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Michael, derived from Hebrew Mikael, meaning "who is like God?". Patronymics: Mikhailovich; Mikhailovna. Diminutives: Misha, Mikhailushka, Mishka, Mikha, Mishaka, Mishanya, Mishara, Mishata, Mishuka, Mishulya, Mishunya, Mishura, Mishuta, Mikhalya, Mikhanya, Mikhasya, Asya, Minya, Mina, Mikhaila, Minyasha, Minasha, Minyusha, Minusha, Mika, Mikhai, Mikhaika, Mikhailik, Mikhailinka, Mikhalek, Mikhalyok, Mikhalik, Mikhalka, Mikhalchik, Mikhalyuta, Mikhasek, Mikhasyok, Mikhasenka, Mikhasechka, Mikhaska, Mishak, Mishaka, Mishanechka, Mishanka, Misharka, Misharochka, Mishatka, Mishatochka, Mishatushka, Mishenka, Mishenya, Mishechka, Mishik, Mishok, Mishuk, Mishuka, Mishulenka, Mishulechka, Mishulka, Mishunechka, Mishunok, Mishunchik, Mishunka, Mishurka, Mishurik, Mishurochka, Mishutka, Mishutochka, Minai, Minaika, Minasha, Minashenka, Minashechka, Minashka, Minayushka, Minek, Minyok, Minechka, Minka, Minok, Minochek, Minochka, Minusenka, Minusechka, Minuska, Minusya, Minusha, Minushka, Minchuk, Minyura, Minyusha, Minyushka, Minyai, Minyasha.

Mikhailo
Cyrillic: Михаило. Pronunciation: mee-KHA-ee-lah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Mikhail.

Mikhei
Cyrillic: Михей. Pronunciation: mee-KHYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Micaiah, meaning "who is like God?". Patronymics: Mikheevich; Mikheevna. Diminutives: Mikheika, Mikha, Mikheechka, Mikheyushka.

Mikifor
Cyrillic: Микифор. Pronunciation: mee-KEE-fahr. Etymology: Popular form of Nikifor.

Mikita
Cyrillic: Микита. Pronunciation: mee-KEE-tah. Etymology: Popular form of Nikita.

Mikola
Cyrillic: Микола. Pronunciation: mee-KOH-lah. Etymology: Popular form of Nikolai.

Mikolai
Cyrillic: Миколай. Pronunciation: mee-kah-LA-ee. Etymology: Popular form of Nikolai.

Minei
Cyrillic: Миней. Pronunciation: mee-NYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Men, meaning "month". Patronymics: Mineevich; Mineevna. Diminutives: Mina, Minka, Minok, Minochek, Minochka, Minusha, Minushka.

Mir
Cyrillic: Мир. Pronunciation: MEER. Etymology: Russian name meaning "peace". Patronymics: Mirovich; Mirovna. Diminutives: Mira, Mirik, Mirka, Miron’ka, Mirochka, Mirushka.

Miron
Cyrillic: Мирон. Pronunciation: mee-ROHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Myron, meaning "myrrh", the fragrant resin obtained from the bark of an Arabian tree. Patronymics: Mironovich; Mironovna. Diminutives: Mironya, Mironka, Mirokha, Mirosha, Mosha, Monya, Ronya, Mironochka, Mironushka, Mironchik, Mirochka, Miroshka, Miroshenka, Miroshechka, Monechka, Monka, Monochka, Monushka, Monyuka, Moshka, Moshenka, Rona, Ronechka, Ronka, Ronochka, Ronushka, Ronyusha, Ronyushka.

Mitrofan
Cyrillic: Митрофан. Pronunciation: mee-trah-FAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Metrophanes, meaning "appearing (like the) mother". Patronymics: Mitrofanovich; Mitrofanovna. Diminutives: Mitrofanka, Mitrofanchik, Mitrofakha, Mitrofasha, Mitrofashen’ka, Mitrofashechka, Mitrofashka, Mitrokha, Mitrosha, Mitroshka, Mitroshen’ka, Mitroshechka, Trokha, Trosha, Troshen’ka, Troshechka, Troshka, Tosha, Toshen’ka, Toshechka, Toshik, Toshka, Mitka, Miton’ka, Mitochka, Mitrasha, Mitra, Mitrya, Mitrak, Mitrashen’ka, Mitrashechka, Mitrashka, Mitreika, Mitrechka, Mitrukha, Mitryukha, Mitryusha, Mitryushen’ka, Mitryushechka, Mitryushka, Mit’ka.

Moisei
Cyrillic: Моисей. Pronunciation: moy-SYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Moses, derived from Hebrew Mosheh, meaning "son" or "deliver". Patronymics: Moiseevich; Moiseevna. Diminutives: Mosya, Moiseyushka, Moiseika, Mosyaka, Monya, Monyuka, Mulya, Munya, Musya, Moiseichik, Monechka, Monka, Monochka, Monushka, Monyuka, Mulenka, Mulechka, Mulka, Munechka, Munka, Munsha, Munyushka, Musenka, Musechka, Musik, Muska.

 

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Naum
Cyrillic: Наум. Pronunciation: nah-OOM. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Nahum, meaning "comforter". Patronymics: Naumovich; Naumovna. Diminutives: Naumka, Naumochka, Naumushka, Naumchik, Nyuma, Nyumka, Nyoma.

Nazar
Cyrillic: Назар. Pronunciation: nah-ZAR. Etymology: Popular form of Nazarii.

Nazarii
Cyrillic: Назарий. Pronunciation: nah-ZAR-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Nazarius, meaning "from Nazareth", the Biblical town in Galilee where Jesus lived. Patronymics: Nazarievich; Nazarievna. Diminutives: Zarya, Nazarushka, Nazarka, Nazarchik, Zara, Zora, Zorya, Nazarok, Nazaronka, Nazarochka, Zarenka, Zarechka, Zarik, Zarchik, Zarka, Zaronka, Zarochka, Zarushka, Zaryushka, Zorenka, Zorechka, Zorik, Zorchik, Zorka, Zoryushka.

Nikanor
Cyrillic: Никанор. Pronunciation: nee-kah-NOHR Etymology: Russian form of Greek Nike, meaning "victory". Patronymics: Nikanorovich; Nikanorovna. Diminutives: Nika, Nikanorka, Nikanorushka, Nikanorsha, Nikanka, Nikanokha, Nikanosha, Nikanoshen’ka, Nikanoshechka, Nikanoshka, Nikanushka, Nikakha, Nikasha, Nikashen’ka, Nikashechka, Nikashka, Nikon’ka, Nikochka, Nikusen’ka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikus’ka, Nikusya, Nikusha, Nikushen’ka, Nikushechka, Nikushka, Kana, Kanya, Kanasha, Kanashen’ka, Kanashechka, Kanashka, Kanechka, Kanik, Kanka, Kanoi, Kanor, Kanochka, Kanushka, Kan’ka, Nora, Norka, Noron’ka, Norochka, Norushka.

Nikifor
Cyrillic: Никифор. Pronunciation: nee-KEE-fahr. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Nikephoros, meaning "carrying victory". Patronymics: Nikiforovich; Nikiforovna. Diminutives: Nikisha, Mikisha, Nikiforushka, Mikiforushka, Nikiforka, Nika, Nikushka, Nikusya, Nikekha, Nikesha, Nikeshenka, Nikeshechka, Nikeshka, Nikikha, Nikishenka, Nikishechka, Nikishka, Nikonka, Nikochka, Nikusenka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikuska, Nikusha, Nikushenka, Nikushechka, Mikiforka, Mika, Mikushka, Mikusya, Mikekha, Mikesha, Mikeshenka, Mikeshechka, Mikeshka, Mikikha, Mikishenka, Mikishechka, Mikishka, Mikonka, Mikochka, Mikusenka, Mikusechka, Mikusik, Mikuska, Mikusha, Mikushenka, Mikushechka.

Nikita
Cyrillic: Никита. Pronunciation: nee-KEE-tah. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Aniketos, meaning "unconquerable". Patronymics: Nikitich; Nikitichna. Diminutives: Nikisha, Mikisha, Nikitii, Nikitka, Nika, Nikikha, Nikusya, Nikusha, Nikenya, Kenya, Nikesha, Kesha, Kita, Nikenenka, Nikenechka, Nikekha, Nikesha, Nikeshenka, Nikeshechka, Nikeshka, Nikitalik, Nikatets, Nikitik, Nikitok, Nikitonka, Nikitochka, Nikitushka, Nikitsha, Nikishenka, Nikishechka, Nikishka, Nikonka, Nikochka, Nikusenka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikuska, Nikushka, Nikushenka, Nikushechka, Keshenka, Keshechka, Keshka, Keshunya, Kitek, Kityok, Kitenok, Kityonok, Kitka, Kitonka, Kitochka, Kitushka, Mikitii, Mikitka, Mika, Mikikha, Mikusya, Mikusha, Mikenya, Mikesha, Mikenenka, Mikenechka, Mikekha, Mikesha, Mikeshenka, Mikeshechka, Mikeshka, Mikitalik, Mikatets, Mikitik, Mikitok, Mikitonka, Mikitochka, Mikitushka, Mikitsha, Mikishenka, Mikishechka, Mikishka, Mikonka, Mikochka, Mikusenka, Mikusechka, Mikusik, Mikuska, Mikushka, Mikushenka, Mikushechka.

Nikola
Cyrillic: Никола. Pronunciation: nee-KOH-lah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Nikolai.

Nikolai
Cyrillic: Николай. Pronunciation: nee-kah-LA-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victory of the people". Patronymics: Nikolaevich; Nikolaevna. Diminutives: Kolya, Nikola, Mikola, Nikolasha, Nikolenka, Nikolaika, Nikolakha, Nikolya, Kolyunya, Kolyusya, Kolyukha, Kolyusha, Kolyanya, Kolyakha, Kolyasha, Koka, Nika, Nikakha, Nikasha, Nikusya, Nikusha, Nikolka, Nikula, Nikulya, Nikosha, Nikanushka, Nikakha, Nikasha, Nikashenka, Nikashechka, Nikashka, Nikolashenka, Nikolashechka, Nikolashka, Nikolayushka, Nikolechka, Nikolka, Nikolonka, Nikolochka, Nikolushka, Nikolchik, Nikonka, Nikochka, Nikusenka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikuska, Nikusya, Nikusha, Nikushenka, Nikushechka, Nikushka, Niksha, Mika, Mikakha, Mikasha, Mikusya, Mikusha, Mikolka, Mikula, Mikulya, Mikosha, Mikanushka, Mikakha, Mikasha, Mikashenka, Mikashechka, Mikashka, Mikolashenka, Mikolashechka, Mikolashka, Mikolayushka, Mikolenka, Mikolechka, Mikolka, Mikolonka, Mikolochka, Mikolushka, Mikolchik, Mikonka, Mikochka, Mikusenka, Mikusechka, Mikusik, Mikuska, Mikusya, Mikusha, Mikushenka, Mikushechka, Mikushka, Miksha, Kolenka, Kolechka, Kolik, Kolina, Kolinka, Kolikha, Kolokolya, Kolchak, Kolka, Kolcha, Kolchik, Kolsha, Kolyuk, Kolyun, Kolyunechka, Kolyunchik, Kolyunka, Kolyunsha, Kolyunyushka, Kolyusenka, Kolyusechka, Kolyusik, Kolyuska, Kolyutka, Kolyushka, Kolyaga, Kolyai, Kolyaika, Kolyak, Kolyaka, Kolyan, Kolyanechka, Kolyanka, Kolyanchik, Kolyashenka, Kolyashechka, Kolyashka, Kokonka, Kokochka, Kokosha, Kokunchik, Kolek, Kolyok.

Nikon
Cyrillic: Никон. Pronunciation: NEE-kahn. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Nike, meaning "victory". Patronymics: Nikonovich; Nikonovna. Diminutives: Nikonka, Nikonushka, Nikon’ka, Nikochka, Nika, Nikanka, Nikanushka, Nikakha, Nikasha, Nikashen’ka, Nikashechka, Nikashka, Nikusya, Nikusen’ka, Nikusechka, Nikusik, Nikus’ka, Nikukha, Nikusha, Nikushen’ka, Nikushechka, Nikushka.

 

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Oleg
Cyrillic: Олег. Pronunciation: ah-LYEG. Etymology: Russian form of Scandinavian Helge, meaning "holy" or "blessed". Patronymics: Olegovich; Olegovna. Diminutives: Ola, Olya, Olegushka, Olezhek, Olezhen’ka, Olezhechka, Olezhka, Olesya, Olesen’ka, Olesechka, Olesik, Oles’, Oles’ka, Olechka, Olyoshka, Olik, Olka, Olochka, Oluska, Olushka, Ol’ka, Olyusya, Olyusen’ka, Olyusechka, Olyusik, Olyus’ka, Olyushka, Lega, Legon’ka, Legochka, Lyoka, Lyokon’ka, Lekochka, Lyokochka, Lyosha, Lyokha, Lyoshen’ka, Lyoshechka, Lyoshik, Lyoshka, Alya.

Onisim
Cyrillic: Онисим. Pronunciation: ah-NEE-seem. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Onesimos, meaning "beneficial" or "profitable". Patronymics: Onisimovich; Onisimovna. Diminutives: Anisa, Anisimushka, Anisimka, Onisimka, Aniska, Anisyushka, Anisya, Anechka, Onechka, Anik, Onik, Onisa, Anisenka, Onisenka, Anisechka, Onisechka, Onisimka, Onisimushka, Oniska, Anisonka, Onisonka, Anisochka, Onisochka, Anisushka, Onisushka, Oniska, Onisyushka, Onisya, Anka, Onka, Anyushka, Onyushka, Anya, Onya.

Onufrii
Cyrillic: Онуфрий. Pronunciation: ah-NOO-free. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Onuphrios, a name of ancient unknown origin. Patronymics: Onufrievich; Onufrievna. Diminutives: Anufriyushka, Onufriyushka, Anusha, Onusha, Anushenka, Onushenka, Anushechka, Onushechka, Anushka, Onushka.

Orest
Cyrillic: Орест. Pronunciation: ah-RYEST. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Orestes, meaning "of the mountains". Patronymics: Orestovich; Orestovna. Diminutives: Oresta, Orestik, Orestka, Orestochka, Orestushka, Orechka, Orik, Orka, Oron’ka, Orochka, Orushka, Or’ka, Orya, Ora, Rostya, Rosten’ka, Rostechka, Rostik, Rost’ka, Rostyana, Rostyanka, Rostyanochka, Rostyanushka.

Osip
Cyrillic: Осип. Pronunciation: OH-seep. Etymology: Popular form of Iosif.

Ostap
Cyrillic: Остап. Pronunciation: ah-STAHP. Etymology: South Russian form of Evstafii.

 

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Pakhom
Cyrillic: Пахом. Pronunciation: pah-KHOHM. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Pachomius, a name of Coptic origin meaning "eagle". Patronymics: Pakhomovich; Pakhomovna. Diminutives: Pakha, Pakhomka, Pakhomochka, Pakhomushka, Pasha, Pashen’ka, Pashenya, Pashechka, Pashka, Pashuta, Pashutka, Pashuton’ka, Pashutochka, Pashukha, Pama, Pamka, Pamon’ka, Pamochka.

Pamfil
Cyrillic: Памфил. Pronunciation: pahm-FEEL. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Pamphilos, meaning "friend of all". Patronymics: Pamfilovich; Pamfilovna. Diminutives: Panfilii, Pamfilii, Pamfilka, Filya, Panfilka, Panfusha, Pana, Panechka, Panka, Panfilek, Panfilyok, Panfilenok, Panfilyonok, Panfilushka, Panfusha, Panfushenka, Panfushechka, Panfushka, Panyushka, Panya, Filenka, Filechka, Filushka, Filka, Filyusha, Filyushka.

Panfil
Cyrillic: Панфил. Pronunciation: pahn-FEEL. Etymology: Popular form of Pamfil.

Pankrat
Cyrillic: Панкрат. Pronunciation: pahn-KRAHT. Etymology: Popular form of Pankratii.

Pankratii
Cyrillic: Панкратий. Pronunciation: pahn-KRAHT-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Pankratios, meaning "all power". Patronymics: Pankratievich; Pankratievna. Diminutives: Panya, Kratya, Pankratka, Pankrakha, Pankrasha, Pana, Panechka, Panka, Pankratushka, Panrashka, Pankrashenka, Pankrashechka, Panyushka, Kratenka, Kratechka, Kratushka, Kratka.

Pantelei
Cyrillic: Пантелей. Pronunciation: pahn-tyel-YEY. Etymology: Popular form of Panteleimon.

Panteleimon
Cyrillic: Пантелеимон. Pronunciation: pahn-tyel-yay-MOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Pantaleon, meaning "all lion". Patronymics: Panteleimonovich; Panteleimonovna. Diminutives: Panya, Pantyushechka, Panteleimonka, Pantya, Pantyukha, Pantyusha, Pana, Monya, Panteleika, Pantelyukha, Pantelyusha, Panechka, Panka, Panochka, Pantei, Panteleimonushka, Pantelyushenka, Pantelyushechka, Pantelyushka, Pantechka, Pantyushka, Pantyushenka, Monechka, Monka, Monochka, Monushka, Monyuka.

Paramon
Cyrillic: Парамон. Pronunciation: pahr-ah-MOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Paramonos, meaning "endurance" or "constancy". Patronymics: Paramonovich; Paramonovna. Diminutives: Paramosha, Paramonushka, Parakha, Paramonka, Paramokha, Mosha, Monya, Paramoshka, Paramoshenka, Parka, Monechka, Monka, Monochka, Monushka, Monyuka, Moshka, Moshenka.

Parfen
Cyrillic: Парфен. Pronunciation: pahr-FYEN. Etymology: Old Russian form of Parfyon.

Parfentii
Cyrillic: Парфентий. Pronunciation: pahr-FYEN-tee. Etymology: Popular form of Parfyon.

Parfyon
Cyrillic: Парфён. Pronunciation: pahr-FYON. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Parthenos, meaning "maiden" or "virgin". Patronymics: Parfyonovich; Parfyonovna. Diminutives: Parfenya, Parfenushka, Parfenka, Parfyon, Parfentii, Parfyonka, Parfekha, Parfyokha, Parfesha, Parfyosha, Panfer, Panfyor, Panferka, Panfyorka, Panya, Panfusha, Pasha, Parfentyushka, Parfenya, Fenya, Parfenechka, Parfyonka, Parfentyusha, Parfyonushka, Parfesha, Parfyosha, Parfeshenka, Parfyoshenka, Parfeshechka, Parfyoshechka, Parfeshka, Parfyoshka, Parfusha, Pana, Panechka, Panka, Panferonka, Panfyoronka, Panferochka, Panfyorochka, Panferushka, Panfyorushka, Panfusha, Panfushenka, Panfushechka, Panfushka, Panyushka, Fenochka, Fenushka, Fenka.

Parkhom
Cyrillic: Пархом. Pronunciation: pahr-KHOHM. Etymology: Popular form of Pakhom.

Pavel
Cyrillic: Павел. Pronunciation: PAH-vyel. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Paul, derived from Latin Paulus, meaning "humble" or "small". Patronymics: Pavlovich; Pavlovna. Diminutives: Pavlo, Pavlusha, Pasha, Pavelka, Pavlik, Pavlunya, Pavlyunya, Pavlusya, Pavlyusya, Pavlukha, Pavlya, Pavlyuka, Pavlyukasha, Pavsha, Pava, Pakha, Pashata, Pashunya, Pashuta, Pashukha, Panya, Pana, Panyuta, Panyukha, Panyusha, Panyasha, Palya, Palyunya, Palunya, Pavelok, Pavyolok, Pavik, Pavla, Pavlenka, Pavlechka, Pavlinechka, Pavlinka, Pavlinok, Pavlinochka, Pavlinushka, Pavlinyushka, Pavlinya, Pavlonka, Pavlochka, Pavlunechka, Pavlunka, Pavlusenka, Pavlusechka, Pavluska, Pavlushka, Pavlushenka, Pavlushechka, Pavlyuk, Pavlyukashenka, Pavlyukashechka, Pavlyukashka, Pavlyunechka, Pavlyunchik, Pavlyunka, Pavlyusenka, Pavlyusechka, Pavlyuska, Pavlyushka, Pavlya, Pavonka, Pavochka, Pavushka, Pavsha, Pakulya, Palenka, Palechka, Palunechka, Palunka, Palka, Palyunechka, Palyunka, Panechka, Panka, Panok, Panochka, Panushka, Panko, Pansha, Panyuk, Panyutka, Panyutochka, Panyushka, Panyushenka, Panyushechka, Panyaga, Panyashka, Panyashenka, Panyashechka, Pakholka, Pashata, Pashenka, Pashenya, Pashechka, Pashka, Pashok, Pashuk, Pashunechka, Pashunchik, Pashunka, Pashutka, Pashutonka, Pashutochka.

Petr
Cyrillic: Петр. Pronunciation: Etymology: Old Russian form of Pyotr.

Petro
Cyrillic: Петро. Pronunciation: pye-TROH. Etymology: South Russian form of Pyotr.

Platon
Cyrillic: Платон. Pronunciation: plah-TOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Plato, meaning "broad-shouldered". Patronymics: Platonovich; Platonovna. Diminutives: Plata, Platka, Platonechka, Platonka, Platonya, Platonochka, Platonushka, Platonsha, Platon’ka, Platokha, Platochka, Platosha, Platoshen’ka, Platoshechka, Platoshka, Tonya, Tonechka, Tonik, Ton’ka, Ton’sha, Tokha, Tosha, Toshen’ka, Toshechka, Toshik, Toshka.

Polikarp
Cyrillic: Поликарп. Pronunciation: pah-lee-KAHRP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Polikarpos, meaning "rich in fruit". Patronymics: Polikarpovich; Polikarpovna. Diminutives: Polikarpka, Polikarpushka, Polikarp’yushka, Polikanya, Polikakha, Polikasha, Polikashechka, Polikashka, Polikusha, Polikushen’ka, Polikushechka, Polikushka, Polikei, Polika, Polya, Polen’ka, Polechka, Polyushka, Pol’ka, Lika, Likasha, Likashka, Likashen’ka, Likochka, Likusha, Likushka.

Porfirii
Cyrillic: Порфирий. Pronunciation: pahr-FEER-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple dye". Patronymics: Porfir’evich; Porfir’evna. Diminutives: Porfira, Porfir’yushka, Porfirka, Porfiron’ka, Porfirochka, Porfirushka, Porfisha, Porfishen’ka, Porfishechka, Porfishka, Perfilya, Perfil’yushka, Perfisha, Perfishechka, Perfishka, Fira, Firka, Firon’ka, Firochka.

Potap
Cyrillic: Потап. Pronunciation: pah-TAHP. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Patapios, a name of ancient unknown origin. Patronymics: Potapovich; Potapovna. Diminutives: Potya, Potapka, Potapushka, Potanya, Pota, Patya, Potanechka, Potanka, Potanyushka, Potapochka, Potaphcik, Potka, Patushka, Patka, Tapko.

Prokhor
Cyrillic: Прохор. Pronunciation: PROH-khar. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Prochoros, meaning "leader of the dance". Patronymics: Prokhorovich; Prokhorovna. Diminutives: Prokhorka, Prokha, Prokhorushka, Prosha, Proshen’ka, Proshechka, Proshka, Proshunya, Proshunechka, Proshun’ka, Pronya, Pronyusha, Pron’ka, Pron’sha.

Prokofii
Cyrillic: Прокофий. Pronunciation: prah-KOH-fee. Etymology: Popular form of Prokopii.

Prokop
Cyrillic: Прокоп. Pronunciation: prah-KOHP. Etymology: Popular form of Prokopii.

Prokopii
Cyrillic: Прокопий. Pronunciation: prah-KOHP-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Prokopios, meaning "progress" or "advance". Patronymics: Prokopievich; Prokopievna. Diminutives: Pronya, Prokosha, Prokopyushka, Prokofushka, Prokop, Prokopka, Proksha, Pronsha, Prosha, Pronyaka, Prokofyushka, Prokofa, Prokoponka, Prokopochka, Prokopushka, Prokopyushka, Prokofka, Prokofonka, Prokofochka, Prokofyushka, Prokoshka, Prokoshenka, Prokoshechka, Pronechka, Pronik, Pronchishche, Pronka, Pronyusha, Pronyaka, Profka, Proshka, Proshenka, Proshechka.

Pyotr
Cyrillic: Пётр. Pronunciation: PYAW-tr. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Peter, derived from Greek Petra, meaning "rock". Patronymics: Petrovich; Petrovna. Diminutives: Petro, Petushka, Petusha, Petrusha, Petrunya, Petra, Pyotra, Petrya, Petrusya, Petrukha, Petryai, Petryaka, Petraka, Petryanya, Petranya, Petryata, Petryakha, Petrakha, Petrasha, Petryasha, Petya, Peta, Petyokha, Petekha, Petokha, Petesha, Petyosha, Petosha, Petyoka, Petyunya, Petunya, Petyusya, Petusya, Petyukha, Petukha, Petyusha, Petyai, Petyaika, Petyanya, Petanya, Petyakha, Petyasha, Petka, Petak, Petan, Petanechka, Petanka, Petenka, Petekha, Petechka, Petesha, Petik, Petokha, Petoshka, Petoshenka, Petoshechka, Petraka, Petranechka, Petranka, Petrachok, Petrash, Petrasha, Petrei, Petrenka, Petrets, Petreyushka, Petrechka, Petrik, Petrila, Petrishche, Petrovanushka, Petrok, Petrunechka, Petrunchik, Petrunka, Petrunyushka, Petrusenka, Petrusechka, Petrusik, Petruska, Petrushka, Petrushenka, Petrushechka, Petrushka, Pyotrushka, Petryak, Petryanechka, Petryanka, Petryatka, Petryatochka, Petryashenka, Petryashechka, Petryashka, Petryayushka, Petulya, Petunechka, Petunchik, Petunka, Petusenka, Petusechka, Petusik, Petuska, Petushok, Petko, Petsha, Petyuk, Petyuka, Petyunechka, Petyunchik, Petyunka, Petyusenka, Petyusechka, Petyuska, Petyushka, Petyushenka, Petyushechka, Petyaika, Petyak, Petyaka, Petyanechka, Petyashka, Petyashenka, Petyashechka, Pekha, Pesha, Pepa.

 

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Rodion
Cyrillic: Родион. Pronunciation: rah-dee-OHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Herodion, derived from Herodes, meaning "song of the hero". Patronymics: Rodionovich; Rodionovna. Diminutives: Rodya, Rodionushka, Rodionka, Rodyosha, Rodyusha, Rodenka, Rodka, Rodechka, Rodivonka, Rodivonushka, Rodik, Rodyoshenka, Rodyoshechka, Rodioshka, Rodcha, Rodiuk, Rodiushka.

Roman
Cyrillic: Роман. Pronunciation: rah-MAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Romanus meaning "Roman". Patronymics: Romanovich; Romanovna. Diminutives: Roma, Romasha, Romanushka, Romanka, Romakha, Romanya, Romasya, Romulya, Romai, Romaka, Romanets, Romanechka, Romanishche, Romanok, Romanchik, Romanko, Romanyuk, Romanyushka, Romasenka, Romasechka, Romaska, Romashka, Romash, Romashenka, Romashechka, Romashok, Romik, Romka, Romonka, Romochka, Romulenka, Romulechka, Romulik, Romulka, Romushka, Romusha, Romsha.

 

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Samoilo
Cyrillic: Самойло. Pronunciation: sah-MOY-lah. Etymology: Old Russian form of Samuil.

Samson
Cyrillic: Самсон. Pronunciation: sahm-SOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Samson, derived from Hebrew Shimshon, probably meaning "sun". Patronymics: Samsonovich; Samsonovna. Diminutives: Samsonka, Samsonushka, Samsonchik, Sonya, Sonechka, Son’ka.

Samuil
Cyrillic: Самуил. Pronunciation: sah-moo-EEL. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Samuel, derived from Hebrew Shemuel, meaning "name of God" or "God has heard". Patronymics: Samuilovich; Samuilovna. Diminutives: Samko, Samoilushka, Samoshka, Samoila, Samuilka, Samunya, Samukha, Sanya, Sanka, Samonya, Samokha, Samosha, Samoilik, Samoilushka, Samonechka, Samonka, Samonochka, Samonushka, Samonyushka, Samoshenka, Samoshechka, Samuilka, Samuilushka, Samunechka, Samunka, Sanchik, Sansha, Sanyushka.

Savelii
Cyrillic: Савелий. Pronunciation: sah-VYEL-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Sabellius, meaning "a Sabine", an ancient people of central Italy. Patronymics: Savelievich; Savelievna. Diminutives: Sava, Savushka, Savelushka, Savelyushka, Saviol, Savelka, Savyolka, Savelochka, Savyolushka, Savka, Savonka, Savochka.

Savin
Cyrillic: Савин. Pronunciation: sah-VEEN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Sabinus, meaning "a Sabine", an ancient people of central Italy. Patronymics: Savinovich; Savinovna. Diminutives: Savinka, Savinochka, Savinushka, Savochka, Savushka, Sava, Vina, Vinya, Vinechka, Vinka, Vinochka, Vinushka.

Savva
Cyrillic: Савва. Pronunciation: SAHV-vah. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Saba, meaning "old man". Patronymics: Savvich; Savvichna. Diminutives: Sava, Savka, Savushka, Savvushka, Ava, Savvochka, Savonka, Savochka, Avka, Avonka, Avochka.

Selifont
Cyrillic: Селифонт. Pronunciation: syel-ee-FOHNT. Etymology: Old Russian form of Selivan.

Selivan
Cyrillic: Селиван. Pronunciation: syel-ee-VAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Silvanus, meaning "forest" or "wood". Patronymics: Selivanovich; Selivanovna. Diminutives: Selivan, Selivanka, Selifan, Selifanka, Selifon, Selifosha, Selivonechka, Selivonka, Selivonya, Selivanka, Selivanushka, Selifanushka, Selifosha, Selifoshenka, Selifoshka.

Semyon
Cyrillic: Семён. Pronunciation: syem-YON. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Simon, derived from Hebrew Shim'on, meaning "hearkening" or "listening". Patronymics: Semyonovich; Semyonovna. Diminutives: Syoma, Semenushka, Semyonushka, Semonya, Semko, Semenka, Semyonka, Sema, Syoma, Senya, Senyura, Senyukha, Sima, Simanya, Simonya, Onya, Semaga, Semak, Seman, Semanya, Semei, Semeika, Semenei, Semeneika, Semyonka, Semyonushka, Semenyuta, Semik, Semka, Syomka, Syomka, Semushka, Semochka, Syomochka, Syomochka, Syomonya, Syomonya, Syomushka, Syomushka, Senechka, Sencha, Senchik, Senka, Senchuk, Senko, Senyurka, Senyuronka, Senyurochka, Senyurushka, Senyushka, Senyushenka, Senyusha, Senyushechka, Simaga, Simak, Simanechka, Simanka, Simakha, Simok, Simonechka, Simonka, Simik, Simka, Semyonushka, Simochka, Simulenka, Simulechka, Simulka, Simulya, Simunechka, Simunka, Simunya, Simukha, Simusha, Simushenka, Simchik, Simushechka, Simsha.

Sergei
Cyrillic: Сергей. Pronunciation: syer-GYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Sergius, possibly meaning "servant" but most likely of unknown Etruscan origin. Patronymics: Sergeevich; Sergeevna. Diminutives: Sergunya, Seryozha, Sergeika, Sergulya, Gulya, Serguna, Gunya, Sergusya, Gusya, Sergusha, Gusha, Serezha, Serzh, Serenya, Seryonya, Serga, Sergak, Sergazh, Sergeichik, Sergeichuk, Sergeisha, Sergeyuk, Sergeyushka, Sergo, Sergulenka, Sergulechka, Sergulka, Sergunek, Sergunyok, Sergunets, Serega, Sergunechek, Sergunyochek, Sergunechka, Sergunka, Sergunok, Sergunochka, Sergunushka, Sergunchik, Sergunyushka, Sergusenka, Sergusechka, Serguska, Sergukha, Sergusha, Sergushka, Sergushenka, Sergushechka, Seryoga, Serezhenka, Seryozhenka, Serezhechka, Seryozhechka, Serezhik, Seryozhik, Serezhka, Seryozhka, Serenechka, Serenka, Seryonechka, Serenushka, Seryonushka, Serenyushka, Serenya, Seryonya, Serzh, Serzhenka, Serzhik, Sesha, Gulenka, Gulechka, Gulka, Gulyushka, Gunechka, Gunka, Gunyushka, Gusenka, Gusechka, Gushka.

Sergii
Cyrillic: Сергий. Pronunciation: SYER-gee. Etymology: Old Russian form of Sergei.

Sevast’yan
Cyrillic: Севастьян. Pronunciation: sye-vast-YAN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Sebastianus, meaning "from Sebaste", a town in Asia Minor. Patronymics: Sevast’yanovich; Sevast’yanovna. Diminutives: Sevast’yanka, Sevast’yanochka, Sevast’yanushka, Sevik, Sevka, Sevon’ka, Sevochka, Sevushka, Seva, Sevasha, Savast’yanka, Savast’yanushka, Savosen’ka, Savosechka, Savosteika, Savost’yanka, Savost’yanushka, Savos’ka, Savosyushka, Savosya.

Sidor
Cyrillic: Сидор. Pronunciation: SEE-dahr. Etymology: Popular form of Isidor.

Sila
Cyrillic: Сила. Pronunciation: SEE-lah. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Sila, a great forest in southern Italy. Patronymics: Silich; Silichna. Diminutives: Silka, Silasha, Silashen’ka, Silashechka, Silashka, Silai, Silaika.

Siluan
Cyrillic: Силуан. Pronunciation: see-loo-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Silvanus, meaning "forest" or "wood". Patronymics: Siluanovich; Siluanovna. Diminutives: Siluanka, Sila, Silen’ka, Silechka, Silka, Silon’ka, Silochka, Siluanushka.

Simeon
Cyrillic: Симеон. Pronunciation: seem-ee-OHN. Etymology: Old Russian form of Semyon.

Sofon
Cyrillic: Софон. Pronunciation: sah-FOHN. Etymology: Popular form of Sofonii.

Sofonii
Cyrillic: Софоний. Pronunciation: sah-FOHN-ee. Etymology: Russian form of Hebrew Sefania, a name of ancient unknown origin. Patronymics: Sofonievich; Sofonievna. Diminutives: Sofonya, Sofosha, Sofa, Sofka, Sofonka, Sofonechka, Sofonochka, Sofonushka, Sofon’ka, Sofochka, Sofoshen’ka, Sofoshechka, Sofoshka, Sofont’yushka, Fonya, Fonechka, Fon’ka, Fonyushka.

Sofron
Cyrillic: Софрон. Pronunciation: sah-FROHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Sophronios, meaning "self-controlled" or "sensible". Patronymics: Sofronovich; Sofronovna. Diminutives: Sofronushka, Sofronya, Sofronii, Sofronka, Sofrosha, Sofa, Ronya, Sofka, Sofochka, Sofronechka, Sofronyushka, Sofroshka, Sopronii, Sopronka, Sopronya, Soprosha, Sopko, Sopka, Sopochka, Sopronechka, Sopronushka, Sopronyushka, Soproshka, Soprun, Soprunya, Soprika, Saprika, Rona, Ronechka, Ronka, Ronochka, Ronushka, Ronyusha, Ronyushka.

Sopron
Cyrillic: Сопрон. Pronunciation: sah-PROHN. Etymology: Popular form of Sofron.

Spiridon
Cyrillic: Спиридон. Pronunciation: spee-ree-DOHN. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Spyridon, meaning "spirit". Patronymics: Spiridonovich; Spiridonovna. Diminutives: Spiridonushka, Spirya, Svirid, Spirid, Spiridonka, Spiridosha, Spira, Sviridka, Svirya, Spirenka, Spirechka, Spiridonya, Spiridonchik, Spiridosha, Spiridoshenka, Spiridoshka, Spirka, Spironka, Spirochka, Spircha, Spiryukha, Spiryak, Svirenka, Svirechka, Sviridka, Sviridushka, Sviryushka.

Stefan
Cyrillic: Степан. Pronunciation: stye-FAHN. Etymology: Old Russian form of Stepan.

Stepan
Cyrillic: Степан. Pronunciation: stye-PAHN. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Stephen, derived from Greek Stephanos, meaning "crown". Patronymics: Stepanovich; Stepanovna. Diminutives: Styopa, Stepanushka, Stepanya, Stepanka, Stepakha, Stepasha, Stepa, Styopa, Stepunya, Stepura, Stepukha, Stepusha, Stesha, Stenya, Stenyusha, Stenechka, Stenik, Stenchik, Stenka, Stensha, Stenyusha, Stenyushenka, Stenyushechka, Stenyushka, Stepanek, Stepanyok, Stepanets, Stepanechka, Stepanchik, Stepanchuk, Stepanyushka, Stepashka, Stepashenka, Stepashechka, Stepik, Styopik, Stepka, Styopka, Stepok, Steponka, Styoponka, Stepokha, Stepochka, Styopochka, Stepun, Stepunechka, Stepunka, Stepunyushka, Stepurka, Stepurochka, Stepurushka, Stepushka, Stepushenka, Stepushechka, Stefa, Stefanka, Stefanushka, Stefka, Stefonka, Stefochka, Stefushka, Steshka, Steshenka, Steshechka, Steshok.

 

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Taras
Cyrillic: Тарас. Pronunciation: tah-RAHS. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Tarassios, meaning "of Tarentum", a town in Italy. Patronymics: Tarasovich; Tarasovna. Diminutives: Tarasushka, Taraska, Tarasonka, Asya, Tarasenka, Tarasik, Taraska, Tarasochka, Tarasyushka, Tarakha, Tarasha, Tarashka, Aska, Asenka, Asechka.

Terentii
Cyrillic: Терентий. Pronunciation: tye-RYEN-tee. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Terentius, a name of ancient unknown origin. Patronymics: Terentievich; Terentievna. Diminutives: Terentyushka, Terekha, Terenya, Teryonya, Teryokha, Teresha, Teryosha, Tesha, Tyosha, Terya, Teryusha, Terenechka, Teryonechka, Terenka, Teryonka, Tereshenka, Teryoshenka, Terechka, Tereshenka, Teryoshenka, Tereshechka, Teryoshechka, Tereshka, Teryoshka, Terka, Teryushka, Teryusha, Teryushenka, Teryushechka, Teryushka.

Tikhon
Cyrillic: Тихон. Pronunciation: TEE-khahn. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Tychon, meaning "hitting the mark". Patronymics: Tikhonovich; Tikhonovna. Diminutives: Tikha, Tikhonya, Tikhonka, Tisha, Tikhanechka, Tikhanka, Tikhanushka, Tikhanka, Tikhanya, Tikhonushka, Tikhochka, Tikhushka, Tishak, Tishka, Tishenka, Tishechka.

Timofei
Cyrillic: Тимофей. Pronunciation: tee-mah-FYEY. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Timothy, derived from Greek Timotheos, meaning "honouring God". Patronymics: Timofeevich; Timofeevna. Diminutives: Timonya, Timasha, Timonechka, Timofeika, Timokha, Timosha, Timosya, Timunya, Tyunya, Tima, Timanya, Timakha, Tema, Tyoma, Timonka, Timonyushka, Timosenka, Timosechka, Timoska, Timsha, Timofeyushka, Timochka, Timoshka, Timoshenka, Timoshechka, Timunechka, Timunka, Timchik, Timushka, Temka, Tyomka, Temonka, Tyomonka, Temochka, Temushka, Tyomushka, Temchik, Tyomchik, Tyunechka, Tyunchik, Tyunka, Tyunsha.

Tit
Cyrillic: Тит. Pronunciation: TEET. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Titus, possibly meaning "title of honour" but most likely of unknown Etruscan origin. Patronymics: Titovich; Titovna. Diminutives: Tita, Titka, Titko, Titok, Titon’ka, Titochka, Titushka.

Trifan
Cyrillic: Трифан. Pronunciation: TREE-fahn. Etymology: Popular form of Trifon.

Trifon
Cyrillic: Трифон. Pronunciation: Etymology: Russian form of Greek Tryphon, meaning "softness" or "delicacy'. Patronymics: Trifonovich; Trifonovna. Diminutives: Trifonya, Trifonushka, Trisha, Trusha, Trifonka, Fonya, Fanya, Trifa, Trifka, Trifochka, Trishka, Trishenka, Trafka, Trushka, Trushenka, Trushechka, Fanushka, Fanka, Fanyushka, Fonechka, Fonka, Fonyushka.

Trofim
Cyrillic: Трофим. Pronunciation: trah-FEEM. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Trophimus, meaning "foster-child". Patronymics: Trofimovich; Trofimovna. Diminutives: Trosha, Tronya, Trofimushka, Trofimka, Trokha, Trunya, Fima, Trafka, Tronechka, Tronka, Tronyushka, Troshka, Troshenka, Troshechka, Troshko, Trunechka, Trunka, Trunyushka, Fimka, Fimochka, Fimulenka, Fimulechka, Fimulka, Fimushka, Fimulya.

 

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Ul’yan
Cyrillic: Ульян. Pronunciation: ool-YAN. Etymology: Popular form of Yulian.

Ustin
Cyrillic: Устин. Pronunciation: oos-TEEN. Etymology: Popular form of Yustin.

 

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Vakul
Cyrillic: Вакул. Pronunciation: vah-KOOL. Etymology: Popular form of Vukol.

Vasilii
Cyrillic: Василий. Pronunciation: vah-SEE-lee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Basileus, meaning "king". Patronymics: Vasil’evich; Vasil’evna. Diminutives: Vasya, Vasilyushka, Vasenka, Vasilei, Vasilka, Vasilek, Vasilyok, Vasilka, Vasena, Vasyona, Vasenya, Vasyonya, Vasyunya, Vasyura, Syura, Vasyuta, Syuta, Vasyukha, Vasyusha, Vasyai, Vasyak, Vasyaka, Vaka, Vasyanya, Vasyana, Vasyata, Vasyakha, Vasyasha, Vasily, Vasa, Vasei, Vaseika, Vasena, Vasyona, Vasyonka, Vasenya, Vasyonya, Vasekha, Vasyokha, Vasechek, Vasyochek, Vasechka, Vasik, Vasilek, Vasilyok, Vasilets, Vasilechik, Vasilyochik, Vasil, Wasil, Vasilka, Vasilko, Vasilchik, Vasilyuk, Vasishche, Vaslyuk, Vaska, Vasko, Vasyuk, Vasyunechka, Vasyunchik, Vasyunka, Vasyunsha, Vasyurka, Vasyuronka, Vasyurochka, Vasyutka, Vasyutochka, Vasyutushka, Vasyushka, Vasyushenka, Vasyaga, Vasyaika, Vasyakochka, Vasyaksa, Vasyakushka, Vasyan, Vasyanka, Vasyanechka, Vasyanushka, Vasyanyushka, Vasyatka, Vasyatochka, Vasyatushka, Vasyashka, Vasyashenka, Vakochka, Syurka, Syurochka, Syutka, Syutochka, Syutushka.

Venedikt
Cyrillic: Венедикт. Pronunciation: vye-nye-DEEKT. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed". Patronymics: Venediktovich; Venediktovna. Diminutives: Venediktushka, Venya, Vena, Venechka, Venka, Venochka, Venushka, Ven’ka, Venyushka, Vedya, Vedenya, Veden’ka, Vedechka, Ved’ka, Vinya, Vinechka, Vinka, Vinochka, Vinushka, Vin’ka, Vinyushka.

Viktor
Cyrillic: Виктор. Pronunciation: VEEK-tahr. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Victor, meaning "victor". Patronymics: Viktorovich; Viktorovna. Diminutives: Vitya, Vishka, Viktorka, Tora, Vikta, Viktusya, Vita, Vityulya, Vitulya, Vityunya, Vitunya, Vityusya, Vitusya, Vityukha, Vityusha, Vitusha, Vityanya, Vitanya, Vityasya, Vitasya, Vityakha, Vitakha, Vityasha, Vitasha, Vitesha, Vityosha, Visha, Vishuta, Vika, Vikochka, Viktusya, Vitana, Vitanka, Vitasik, Vitaska, Vitashenka, Vitashechka, Vitashka, Vitei, Vitek, Vityok, Vitenok, Vityonok, Vitenka, Vitechka, Vitik, Vitka, Vitonka, Vitochka, Vitosha, Vitoshenka, Vitoshechka, Vitoshka, Vitulek, Vitulyok, Vitulenka, Vitulechka, Vitulka, Vitusenka, Vitusechka, Vitusik, Vituska, Vitushenka, Vitushechka, Vitushka, Vityuk, Vityulenka, Vityulechka, Vityulka, Vityun, Vityunechka, Vityunechka, Vityunchik, Vityunka, Vityusenka, Vityusechka, Vityuska, Vityushenka, Vityushechka, Vityushka, Vityana, Vityanechka, Vityanka, Vityasik, Vityaska, Vityashenka, Vityashechka, Vityashka, Vishechka, Vishutka, Vishutochka, Torenka, Torechka, Torik, Torka, Torochka, Torushka, Torya.

Vikul
Cyrillic: Викул. Pronunciation: vee-KOOL. Etymology: Popular form of Vukol.

Vladimir
Cyrillic: Владимир. Pronunciation: vlah-DEE-meer. Etymology: Russian name meaning "to rule with greatness" or "to rule with peace". Patronymics: Vladimirovich; Vladimirovna. Diminutives: Volodya, Vladimirushka, Vladya, Vova, Volodka, Vlada, Ladya, Lada, Vadya, Vava, Vavulya, Vavusya, Dima, Volodyuka, Volodyunya, Volodyukha, Volodyusha, Volodyaka, Volodyakha, Volodyasha, Vovulya, Vovunya, Vovysya, Vovusha, Volya, Vladenka, Vladechka, Vladik, Vladimirusha, Vladimirchik, Vladka, Vladonka, Vladochka, Vladyushka, Vladyusha, Vovka, Vovan, Vovenka, Vovik, Vovisha, Vovka, Vovonka, Vovochka, Vovulenka, Volya, Vovulechka, Vovulik, Vovulka, Vovulya, Vovunechka, Vovunchik, Vovunka, Vovunya, Vovusechka, Vovusik, Vovuska, Vovusya, Vovusha, Vovushka, Vovcha, Vovchik, Voka, Volenka, Volechka, Volik, Volodenka, Volodechka, Volodik, Volodsha, Volodyuk, Volodyuka, Volodyunchik, Volodyunka, Volodyushka, Volodyushenka, Volodyashka, Volka, Vavka, Vavik, Vavochka, Vavulenka, Vavulechka, Vavulka, Vavusik, Vavuska, Vadenka, Vadechka, Vadik, Vadka, Vadka, Dimka, Dimonka, Dimochka, Dimushka, Ladenka, Ladechka, Ladik, Ladka, Ladonka, Ladochka, Ladushka, Ladusenka, Ladusechka, Ladusik, Ladusya.

Vlas
Cyrillic: Влас. Pronunciation: VLAHS. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Blasius, meaning "lisping". Patronymics: Vlasovich; Vlasovna. Diminutives: Vlasya, Vlasenka, Vlasechka, Vlasik, Vlaska, Vlasushka, Vlaska, Vlasyunka.

Vukol
Cyrillic: Вукол. Pronunciation: voo-KOHL. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Bukolos, meaning "herdsman". Patronymics: Vukolovich; Vukolovna. Diminutives: Vikula, Vikulushka, Vikulka, Vikulonka, Vikulochka, Vikukha, Vikusha, Vikushenka, Vukolka, Vukolochka, Vukolushka.

 

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Yakov
Cyrillic: Яков. Pronunciation: YAH-kahf. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Jacob, derived from Hebrew Ya'aqov, meaning "holder of the heal" or "supplanter". Patronymics: Yakovlevich; Yakovlevna. Diminutives: Yasha, Yakovushka, Yashenka, Yakovka, Yakunya, Yakukha, Yakusha, Yashata, Yashunya, Yashuta, Yashonya, Yanya, Yasya, Yakunechka, Yakunka, Yakushka, Yakushenka, Yanechka, Yanik, Yanka, Yanok, Yanochka, Yanushka, Yansha, Yasek, Yasyok, Yasenka, Yasechka, Yasik, Yaska, Yashata, Yashatka, Yashatochka, Yashechka, Yashik, Yashka, Yashko, Yashnya, Yashok, Yashonka, Yashunechka, Yashunchik, Yashunka, Yashutka, Yashutonka, Yashutochka, Zhak.

Yulian
Cyrillic: Юлиан. Pronunciation: yoo-lee-AHN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Julianus, derived from Julius, a Roman family name of unknown origin. Patronymics: Yulianovich; Yulianovna. Diminutives: Ulya, Ulyanushka, Ulyasha, Yulyanka, Yulya, Lyana, Ulyanka, Ulyakha, Yulenka, Yulechka, Yulianka, Yulianochka, Yulianushka, Yulik, Yulka, Ulka, Ulenka, Ulechka, Uleika, Ulyanka, Ulyakha, Ulyashenka, Ulyashechka, Ulyushka.

Yurii
Cyrillic: Юрий. Pronunciation: YOO-ree. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "farmer". Patronymics: Yur’evich; Yur’evna. Diminutives: Yura, Yuranya, Yurasya, Yurakha, Yurasha, Yurenya, Yurchenya, Yuka, Yusha, Yukochka, Yuranechka, Yuranka, Yurasenka, Yurasechka, Yurasik, Yuraska, Yuratka, Yurashka, Yurashenka, Yurashechka, Yurenechka, Yurenka, Yurets, Yurik, Yurishche, Yurka, Yurko, Yurok, Yuronka, Yurochek, Yurochka, Yurcha, Yurushka, Yurchenka, Yurchenya, Yurchik, Yurchonok, Yursha, Yurshik, Yuryaga, Yuryata, Yushenka, Yushechka, Yushka.

Yustin
Cyrillic: Юстин. Pronunciation: yoo-STEEN. Etymology: Russian form of Latin Justinus, derived from Justus, meaning "just". Patronymics: Yustinovich; Yustinovna. Diminutives: Yustinka, Yustya, Yusta, Yusten’ka, Yustechka, Yustinochka, Yustinushka, Yuston’ka, Yustochka, Yustushka, Yustyusha, Ustinka, Usten’ka, Ustechka, Ustinka, Ustinochka, Ustinushka, Ustyunechka, Ustyun’ka, Ustyunya, Ustya, Ustyukha, Ustyusha, Ustyushen’ka, Ustyushechka, Ustyushka, Tina, Tinka, Tinochka, Tinchik.

 

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Zakhar
Cyrillic: Захар. Pronunciation: zah-KHAHR. Etymology: Russian form of Biblical Zechariah, derived from Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "Yahweh remembers". Patronymics: Zakharovich; Zakharovna. Diminutives: Zakharushka, Zakharia, Zakharka, Zakharenka, Zakharka, Zakharok, Zakharonka, Zakharochka.

Zakharii
Cyrillic: Захарий. Pronunciation: zah-KHAHR-ee. Etymology: Popular form of Zakhar.

Zinovii
Cyrillic: Зиновий. Pronunciation: zee-NOH-vee. Etymology: Russian form of Greek Zenobios, meaning "life of Zeus". Patronymics: Zinovievich; Zinovievna. Diminutives: Zina, Zinya, Zinakha, Zinasha, Zinashen’ka, Zinashka, Zinyok, Zinechka, Zinka, Zinko, Zinoveika, Zinoveyushka, Zinok, Zinocheck, Zinochka, Zinukha, Zinulya, Zinulen’ka, Zinulechka, Zinul’ka, Zinul’chik, Zinusya, Zinusen’ka, Zinusechka, Zinusik, Zinus’ka, Zinusha, Zinushka, Zinchik, Zin’ka, Zin’ko, Zin’sha, Zena, ZenyaZenyok, Zenechka, Zenik, Zenka, Zenochka, Zenusha, Zenushka, Zen’ka, Zen’sha, Zenyusha, Zenyushka, Zenyaka.

Zot
Cyrillic: Зот. Pronunciation: ZOHT. Etymology: Popular form of Izot.

 


 

Notes

 

This glossary contains an exhaustive list of Russian masculine names used by Doukhobor men in 19th century Russia and 20th century Canada. It is based on an extensive review of historical records from the Russian State Archive of Early Acts, Russian State Historic Archive, Odessa State Archives, State Archives of the Georgian Republic, State Archives of Azerbaijan, National Archive of Armenia, Library and Archives Canada and Saskatchewan Archives Board and other sources. It is intended to assist genealogists and historians in learning about all aspects of Russian masculine names used historically by the Doukhobors

 

Researchers should be aware of Russian masculine names that look and sound similar, but are separate and distinct. These include: Abram ~ Abrosim, Akim ~ Efim, Aleksei ~ Aleksandr ~ Alistrat, Efim ~ Efrem, Evsevii ~ Evstafii ~ Evstrat, Egor ~ Igor, Fadei ~ Fotei, Feodor ~ Fedot ~ Fedosei, Filipp ~ Filat, Nikolai ~ Nikita ~ Nikifor ~ Nikon, Prokhor ~ Prokop, Semyon ~ Samuil, Savelii ~ Savva, Sofon ~ Sofron, Trifon ~ Trofim, etc.

 


 

Bibliography

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  • Lawson, Edwin D. & Natan Nevo, "Russian GIven Names: Their Pronunciation, Meaning, and Frequency" in Names 53: 1 & 2 (The American Name Society: March & June 2005): 49-77.

  • Petrovskii, N.A., Slovar Russkikh Lichnikh Imen (Moscow, 1968);

  • Unbegaun, B.O., Russian Surnames (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972).