If your baby is going to be a child, we propose ten different and original names of Russian origin that maybe you can be convinced. They are rare names, have a strong sonority and different meanings linked to different characteristics related to personality or physical or psychic abilities. In the m
If your baby is going to be a child, we propose ten different and original names of Russian origin that maybe you can be convinced. They are rare names, have a strong sonority and different meanings linked to different characteristics related to personality or physical or psychic abilities.
In the majority of cases they are names of Russian origin without variants in other languages and most of them have their diminutive affectionate form that is used in colloquial conversations.
10 names of Russian origin for children
1. Alek: means 'helper of humanity' and is a variant of the name of Greek origin Alexander.
2. Alexander: his diminutive is Sasha, is the name that Piqué and Shakira chose for their second son. It is the Russian variant of Alexander of Greek origin and means 'he who is protective'.
3. Alexey: means 'he who defends'. It is of Russian origin and its diminutive is Liosha.
4. Dmitry: whose diminutive is Dima: means 'strong fighter'. It is a name widely used in Russia.
5. Faddei: means 'energetic and courageous'. In other languages it has variants such as Tadeas in Czech, Thaddeus in English, Tadeo in Spanish, Tad in Croatian, Tadas in Lithuanian, or Tadeu in Portuguese among others.
5. Gavrel: means 'he who worships God' and it is the Russian variant of Gabriel that comes from Hebrew.
6. Jasha: Russian variant of Jacobo a name of Hebrew origin that means: 'Impersonator, substitute'. In other languages it is also called: Digo, Jak, Jax, Jacko, Iago, Cobus, Giacomo or Jaime.
7. Mikhail, means 'victory of the people'. Its diminutive is Misha. In other languages, the variants are used: Miguel, Michel, Michael, Mijael, Misael or Micah.
8. Nikolay: is of Russian origin and its diminutive is Kolia.
9. Vladimir means 'lord of the world'. As diminutives, Vova or Volodia are used. The Russian politician Vladimir Putin is one of the personalities that popularized this name beyond Russia.
10. Yuri or Yura: means 'he who tills the earth'. It is the translation of the name Jorge. Yuri is a common male name in Russia, Ukraine and also in other parts of the world such as Latin America, Central America and North America.
Cristina González Hernando. Editor of Guiainfantil.com