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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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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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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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


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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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


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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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


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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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





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.




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

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