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Moving with the Trend
According to the official civil registry figures in Russia, in 2012, maximum baby boys were registered by the name Alexander (Aleksander).

It is the happiest moment in the life of a couple when they have a baby. But it might be tough to find a perfect name for their little angel. Having an exotic and unique name for babies has become a trend these days. Following this trend, try out the Russian names given below, which are a mixture of traditional and contemporary ones. Some are cute, while others are unusual.

The Russian names given below come along with their meanings, which will help you choose the one you love, for your little prince. We have also prepared a list in alphabetical order to aid you in your name selection.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | Y | Z |

NameMeaning
A
AbrahamFather of many nations
AdrikMan of Adria
AhmarImmortal
AfanasyImmortal
AlbertNobel
AlekDefender of man
AleksanderDefender of man
AlekseiDefender of man
AlikProtector of mankind
AlyoshaOne who helps man
AloyoshenkaDefends mankind
AmalijiIndustrious
AnastasResurrection
AnatolyDawn, daybreak, or sunrise
AndreiManly
AndrickBrave
AndrushaManly
AntinkoInestimable
AntoshaPraiseworthy
AntonInestimable
AnzorFree
ArkashaDiminutive from Arckadi
ArkadiBold
ArmanArmy man
ArseniMasculine
ArtemDevoted to Artemis
ArtemiiName of Saint; Greek goddess of Moon
ArtyomFollower
AvelBreath
AvgustVenerated
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NameMeaning
B
BaranA noble warrior
BogdashaA gift from God
BogumilBehind the name
BohdanGod has rendered
BorisA fighter
BoryaA fighter
BrodySecond son
BronislawGlorious armor
C
CasimirTo destroy
ConstantinSteadfast
CheslavOne who lives in a strong camp
CzarName of the Emperor
D
DaniilGod is my Judge
DanyaPet name for names starting with D
DavidBeloved
DemyanA tamer, A Greek God
DenyaGod of Wine
DimaA follower of Greek God
DimahTorrential rain
DimitriEarth lover
DimochkaDevoted to
DenisGod of Wine
DominikBelonging to God
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NameMeaning
E
EdikRich protector
EduardRich protector
EfimFair speech, good voice
EfremA form of Hebrew name Ephraim
EgorA farmer
ErmolaiA heap of stones
EvgeniyOf noble descent
F
FaddieBean farmer
FadeaushkaBold
FadeykaBrave
FadeynkaA gift from God
FedorA powerful ruler
FeliksFortunate, lucky
FeofanEpiphany
FilipLove horses
FokaOf Phocaea
FomaTwin
FredekPeaceful ruler
FyodorA gift from God
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NameMeaning
G
GaliaCalm
GanyaGod is my strength
GarrySpear
GavWorships God
GavrelWorships God
GavrieMan of God
GavrilovichWorships God
GavynWorships God
GennadiyNoble, generous
GeniWell born
GeorgyFarmer
GerasimHonorable elder
GermanBrother
GlebHeir of God
GoryaArcher's bow, farmer
GoshaEarth worker
GregoriOn the watch
GrishaWatchful
H
HedeonOne who cuts trees, destroyer
I
IakovSupplanter, a Russian version of Jacob
IgoryokFarmer
IlieThe Lord is God
IlyaFrom Elijah
IeremijahThe Lord will rise
IeremiyaThe Lord will rise
IgnatFiery
IgorWarrior of peace
IgorekYew, bow+army
IgusYew, bow+army
IllarionCheerful
IlyaYahwe is my God
ImmanuelGod is with us
InnokentiInnocent
IoannGod has favored me
IoakimFrom Job
IosifHe will grow
IovGod will establish
IvanGod is gracious
IvanoMedieval variant for Sir Walter Scott
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NameMeaning
J
JashaSupplanter
JeirgifRussian form of George farmer
JermijahGod will uplift
JovSupplanter
JurekEarth worker
JurgFarmer
K
KarlGerman name popular in Russia
KarolStrong
KarolekStrong
KazimirKeeper of peace
KirFarsighted, throne
KirilLordly
KlimentMerciful, mild
KodiakAn island
KolenkaConquering people
KolyaVictory of the people
KonstenkaConstant
KostyaSteadfast
KuzmaHarmony, universe
L
LaurenteRussian form of Laurel
LaurentijCrowded with Laurel
LaverentyOf Laurentum
LazarMy God has helped
LeonidLion
LevLion
LyovaLion
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NameMeaning
M
MakarThe blessed one
MaksGreat
MaksimThe greatest
MaratDesired
MarkRoman God of war
MarkoGod of war
MarkovOf Mars
MatfeiGod's gift
MatishGod's gift
MatveiGod has rewarded
MaximianoSon of Maximus
MikhailOne who resembles God
MiroslavPeace and glory
MishaGod-like
MoiseyDrawn out of water
MorizMoorish, dark
MotyaGod's gift
MishaOne who is like God
N
NaumThe comforter
NestorWisdom and longevity
NikiforThe victory bearer
NikitaUnconquered
NikolaiVictory of people
NoeRussian translation for Noah
O
OlegDedicated to God, Holy
OlegushkaSuccessful
OlikSuccessful
OnisimProfitable, useful
OrelEagel
OsipProsperity
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NameMeaning
P
PabiyanBean farmer
PashaSmall and humble
PankratiAlmighty
PatyaMost high, supreme
PavelSmall and humble
PetyaStone, rock
ProkhorLeader of dance
PyotrStone
R
RatmirPeace protector
RadomilHappy favor
RobertFame and bright
RodionSprung from a hero
RomanFrom Rome
RostilavGlory
RurikFamous ruler
RuslanLion man
S
SacharGod remembers
SashaDefender of mankind
SemyonGod is listening
SenyaCrown or wreath
SergeiShepherd, servant
SerafimBurning one, snake
SeriozenkaAttendant
SimonThe listener
SlavaPerson of fame
SpiridonSpirit
StanislavGlorious government
StefanCrown or wreath
SvyatopolkCelebrating people
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NameMeaning
T
TarasPoseidon's son
TimofeiOne who honors God
TomekTwin
TolenkaFrom the east
TolyaDawn
TosyaBeyond expectation
TrofimBreadwinner
U
UrieGod is light
UsbeorneDivine warrior
UstinLittle bear
V
VadimThe knowing one
ValerianTo be strong
VanyaGod is gracious
VarfolomeiSon of Talmai
VassilyKing
VasyaKing
VenediktBlessed
VeniaminSon of the right hand
VikentiConqueror
ViktorConqueror
VityaVital
VladRuler
VladimirPeaceful ruler
VladislavRules with glory
VlasiyTalks with lisp
VolyaPeaceful ruler
VsevolodRuler of all
VyacheslavMore glory
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NameMeaning
Y
YakimJehovah raises up
YakovSupplanter
YaromirSpring peace
YaroslavGlory of sun
YashaDefends men
YefremFruitful
YegorFarmer
YermolaiPeople of Hermes
YevgenyOf noble descent
YulianDescended from Jupiter, youthful
YumaChief's son
YuriFarmer
Z
ZakharWhom God remembered
ZenoNoble
ZernebogBlack God
ZhoraFarmer
ZigorFarmer
ZinoviyLife of Zeus
ZionHighest point
ZivonAlive, lively
ZoryFarmer

The name you choose is the first gift to your baby. So, pull up your socks, use this list as a reference, and pick up the precise name for your child.