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Subject: Re: Help with Russian/Ukrainian name.
Author: Ivayla   (Authenticated as Ivayla)
Date: June 2, 2006 at 8:54:13 AM
Reply to: Help with Russian/Ukrainian name. by Vraiment
It's probably either Semyonovna or Symonovna and it means 'daughter of Semyon (or Symon)'. Russians and Ukrainians don't have a middle name in the western European sense. Instead, they have a patronymic name that is derived from the name of their father -- in this case, Semyon or Symon.

~ Ivayla,
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