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From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Adorable And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!

There is no doubt Russian baby names are cute, exotic and super interesting. That’s why we’ve put together some of our favourite Russian baby monikers.

From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Unusual And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!
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Russian Girl Names

Anya

Meaning: This is the Russian name for Hannah. And means favour, grace.

Anastasia

Meaning: ‘Resurrection’.

Arina

Meaning: ‘Peace’.

Katya

Meaning: ‘Pure’.

From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Unusual And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!
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Lyonya

Meaning: This name means ‘lion’.

Mischa

Meaning: This is a variant of the name Michelle and Michaela. It means ‘who is like the Lord’.

Natalya

Meaning: This means ‘Birthday’ or ‘birthday of Christ’.

Nikita

Meaning: ‘Victory of the people’.

Nina

Meaning: This is the female version of Nino. It may also originate from the old Slavic word Ninati, which means ‘dreamer’ or ‘dream’.

Tatyana

Meaning: This is the Russian and female version of Sabine. Other spellings include Tatjana. It means ‘the queen of fairies’.

Vanya

Meaning: This is the Russian version of Valentina and means ‘God’s gift’.

Zoya

Meaning: This is the Russian and Ukranian variation of Zoe and means ‘alive’.

Russian Boys Names

From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Unusual And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!
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Alek

Meaning: The Russian form of Alexander. It can also be spelt Alec and it means ‘defender of man’.

Alexei

Meaning: Like Alek, Alexei comes from the name Alexander. It means ‘defender of man’.

Andrei

Meaning: This is a Slavic name which means ‘manly, brave’.

Feodor

Meaning: ‘God’s gift’.

Ivan

Meaning: ‘This is the Russian form of John and means ‘gracious gift from God’.

From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Unusual And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!
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Luka

Meaning: Luka is the Russian spelling of Lucas. Meaning ‘man from Lucania’, an ancient district in souther Italy.

Mikhail

Meaning: ‘God like’.

Nikolai

Meaning: ‘Victorious’

Tamryn

Meaning: ‘Palm tree’.

Toma

Meaning: ‘Date palm tree’.

From Nikolai To Tatyana: 22 Unusual And Interesting Russian Baby Names We Love!
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Meanwhile, here are some exotic Spanish baby names. And here are out favourite Greek baby names.

Maybe you would also like to check out some Irish baby names. Here are cute Popular Monikers From Ireland. Or maybe you like French Names?

If you’re looking for baby names based on a specific letter of the alphabet, then have a look at The Ultimate Alphabetical List Of Adorable Baby Names.