Given Name RUSLAN

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Руслан (Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar)
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.

Categories

literature
FEMININE FORM: Ruslana (Ukrainian)