Russian Names of Slavic Origin

Male

Name and Variants Diminutives Original forms Patronymics and Surnames
Bogdan, Bagdan, Bohdan (Ukranian) Bogdashka Polish 'Bogdan' Bogdanov
Boris Borinka, Borya, Boba, Boryenka, Borushka Tatar 'bogoris' small taken as 'bor' battle  
Boroda     Borodin, Borodinich Borodina, Borodovna
Cheslav   Polish 'Czeslaw'  
Iziaslav      
Kazimir   Polish 'Kazimierz'  
Mecheslav   Polish 'Mieczyslaw'  
Mstislav   Polish 'Mscislaw'  
Pribislav   Polish 'Przybyslaw'  
Radoslav      
Rostislav Rostya Polish 'Roscislaw'  
Stanislav Slavik    
Svyatopolk      
Sviatoslav, Svyatoslav Slava   Sviatoslavov, Sviatoslavich, Sviatoslavova
Vladimir, Vladimer, Volodimer (arc) Vadim Volya, Volodya, Vova, Vimka, Volodenka, Vovochka   Volodimerov
Vladislav Vladik, Vladya    
Vsevolad, Vsevolod Voldoya, Volya, Seva, Syova    
Vyacheslav, Vaslaw, Viacheslav, Vseslav Slava, Slavochka Wenceslas  
Yarok Yasha, Jasha    
Yaropolk      
Yaroslav, Jaroslav, Iaroslav Slava    
Ziven, Zivon, Ziv   Czech Zivan  
Zoryn      

Female

Name and Variants Diminutives Original forms Patronymics and Surnames
Dobryna      
Lubov, Lyubov Lyuba   -
Ludmilla, Lyudmila Luda, Lyuba, Lyubochka, Lyubonka, Mila, Milena   -
Milana   Czech 'Milena'  
Militsa Mila Milka, Miluska   -
Nadezhda, Nadyezhda Dusya, Nadya, Nadiya, Nadenka, Nadyenka, Nadysha, Nadyuiska Russian 'hope' -
Rada Radka   -
Sapozhnika      
Svetlana Sveta, Svetochka, Svetocha 'svet' light used to trans Gk 'Photine' -
Tsvetkova      
Vera Verochka Russian faith -
Vladimira   Fem of Vladimir