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A famous bearer is Arkady Raikin, Russian humourist. Another bearer is Arkady Strugatsky, famous SciFi writer, who wrote together with his brother, Boris Strugatsky.
ToveTer  1/4/2008
This is a Polish variant, too (along with Arkadiusz) - see
― Anonymous User  1/5/2009
So cute. A diminutive is Arkasha.
lcgirl20  2/4/2010
I'm not sure if a "famous bearer" has to be a real person, but perhaps Arkady Renko of Gorky Park fame (by Martin Cruz Smith) can be part of this category.

I'd just finished Stalin's Ghost, another novel featuring Renko, and it completely endeared the man to me. Wonderful character, wonderful name.
peterout  9/19/2011
Just discovered this name after reading Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's novel Roadside Picnic. It's a lovely name. If I ever have a son, I'd seriously consider using it.

Side note: Reminds me of the word "manicotti." Or "biscotti." Or something.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2011
Arkady Ivanovitch Svidrigailov is a character in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
bibi66  8/8/2012
Not sure if this counts as "famous bearer" but a recurring character in the TV Series NCIS: LA is Russian-American Arkady Kolcheck.
Loads of Randomness  3/14/2017

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