Given Name RUSLAN

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Руслан (Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Chechen)
PRONOUNCED: ruws-LAN (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Form of YERUSLAN used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem 'Ruslan and Ludmila' (1820), which was loosely based on Russian and Tatar folktales of Yeruslan Lazarevich.
FEMININE FORM: Ruslana (Ukrainian)