The name means something akin to sunrise or dawn. Excellent party organizer, cheerful and happy. Passionate woman with rich imagination, a good friend and loyal girlfriend. Use of the name has remained relatively consistent over the past 40 years and shows no sign of waning. Alexeev A derivative of the male first name Alexey.
I am sure this is not the original surname. Nina has also made an appearance as Hobbit Nina Lightfoot in J. Loves to be the center of attention. Active and full of energy on the outside, shy and sensitive inside. We love this sweet name for a baby girl. While technically a derivative of the wildly popular Anna, in Russia and other parts of the world the name Anya soundly stands alone as its own unique name.
There was even a hurricane by the same name in 2011. Volkov This last name is derived from the nickname Volk. Will keep any secret, but never become her enemy- she will never forgive and will seek revenge. Viktoriya denotes a strong child full of promise and success. The breed also possesses bright green eyes and pinkish lavender or mauve paws.
Olimpiada Olympics — a female name. Russian Background With almost 144 million people and Moscow as the capital, Russia has always had a complicated history. According to Greek mythology, Larissa was the name of a nymph that hailed from Thessaly. A kind girl but easily influenced. It is derived from nothing less but abbreviating the phrase «Valentina Tereshkova — the first woman-cosmonaut. Folks who like the name but want something a little different might consider Alana, Eleni, or the original Helene.
There are several variations of Zinaida for those who are looking for something similar. Significant nicknames include Tori and Vicki in all its many forms. Greek history tells of a saint by the name of Sophia, whose name meant wisdom. And the most surprising of all Russian names: 28. We also like the cute Russian nickname Katinka.
Other familiar Russian names include Nadya, Vladimir, Olga, and Dmitri. Heck, one just might find a little inspiration in the form of a superhero. Can do everything, is brave, courageous and daring. Even, calm, does not like conflicts. There are a multitude of different spellings from other cultures, including Viktorija from Latvia, Vittoria from Italy and the African American version Latoya. Quite unusual, the striking name Zarya is rarely found outside of the Russian and Arabic languages.
Or do you simply enjoy Russian culture? Mir peace — a very good name. The name was originally a male name, but became somewhat popular as a religious girl's name due the misidentification of the sex of the Russian martyr Inna, a male student of the Apostle Andrei. Feminine, very open and likes flirting. Center of attention, sociable, gorgeous. There are many family names formed from the name Mikhail: Mikhaev, Mishin, Mishurin, etc.
In Russia, the Olympic Games were only held twice, in 1980 and in 2014. Sporty and brave, likes extreme activities, born winner. Do you have Russian heritage? Proud of herself, might seem arrogant, but still often acts a bit naïve. Share Tweet Copy Link Copied Steeped in centuries of history and tragedy, the Russian culture has given rise to a wide number of beautiful names for girls. But their contemporaries are also not far behind… 1.
Sokolov This last name is derived from the Russian male name Sokol. Creative, good artistic taste and style. The stressed vowels in names are highlighted in red. From Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Storm, Ms. Knows what she wants and how to get it. Morozov This last name is formed from the male nickname Moroz. The Russian version of Katherine is often spelled Katerina, Yekaterina or Ekaterina.