(Closed) Russian boy names

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
235 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010
  • Sasha
  • Misha
  • Alexei
  • Czar
  • Pascha

    Personally I like Czar, it means “ruler” (naturally), is very Russian, and although it is very original, it also kind of ties in to a lot of the more popular names nowadays (Cruz, Pax, etc.)

Post # 4
128 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Anton, Victor, Ivan

Post # 5
28 posts
  • Wedding: March 2011


Pavel, Anton, Vladimir, Sasha (Alexander), Nikolai, Vadim, Misha (Michael), Gregory, Vladislav, Sergey, Andrey, Yuri, Artem, Boris, Vadim, Dima (Dimitry), Ivan, Kirill, Leonid, Oleg, Timur…..

Post # 6
2250 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

I love the name Dimitri!

Post # 7
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

Lots of excellent suggestions up there. Just wanted to add, Maksim (Maxime), Yasha, Georgie, Kosta,  Nikita, Vladamir (Vlad), Slava…

Also, please think twice about naming your child Czar.  Czar means King and not just in the oh it sort of derives from that word.  It is literally “King” as in Czar Alexander.  Thats kind of hard for a kid to go through life being named King.

Post # 8
2144 posts
Buzzing bee

Our best man, who is from Russia, is named Eugenia and we all call him Eugene. I love the name Nikolai and Alexei, but I’m not sure I’d be able to convince hubs of either since they’re very ethnic names and we aren’t Rusian :p

Post # 9
52 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Oh boy, my fiancee is Russian and everyone in his entire extended family has a Russian name. His name is Maxim, his father is Constantine, what else, Dimitri, Lukian, Nikolai (goes by Kai) and then there’s Vladamir (goes by Mir), Tor, Kir…

Post # 10
308 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011
Post # 11
90 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

“Pascha” is the Russian term for Easter (and also possibly Passover, although I’m not sure of that); don’t know if you know that or not, but maybe it’s not the best plan to name a kid after a holiday?

Also, lots of Russian names have “diminutive” (ie, affectionate) versions – so Alexander (or Alexandria) can become Sasha or Sashenka. Mikhail can become Misha or Mishenka, etc. So, you might not be too thrilled with a particular name, but you might like the diminutive version – Yarick instead of Yaroslav, for example.


Post # 12
1060 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - Anela Garden Chapel & Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu

i’ve always loved the name nikolai..dimitri and vladimir are pretty cool too! too bad for me mr. sew’s not russian, lol.

Post # 13
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

@liltwinstar:  The name Pasha (pronounced Paa-sha) is a diminutive form of Pavel and has nothing to do with easter which is indeed Pascha (pronounced Paas -ha).

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