are used in Bashkortostan in Russia.
RUSLANРусланmRussian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar, Circassian
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.
From the name of the Ural Mountains, of uncertain meaning, possibly from Turkic aral
meaning "island, boundary". This is the name of the title character in the Bashkir epic 'Ural-batyr'.
ZEMFIRAЗемфираfTatar, Bashkir, Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly of Romani origin. This name was (first?) used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem 'The Gypsies' (1827).