are used by speakers of Mordvin languages in Mordovia, Russia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ANELINA f Mordvin
The name is derived from the Mordvin anelis
, meaning "to pamper, indulge, treat, caress."
ASHAVA f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya ашо (ašo)
"white" and ава (ava)
ASHNAZA f Mordvin
Means "blond, light", related to Erzya ашо (ašo)
BAZHATA f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya бажамс (bazhams)
meaning "wish, want, dream".
CHIPANYA f Mordvin
Mordvin name which is said to mean "sunny" or "sunflower" (compare Erzya чи (chi)
ISTARTA f Mordvin
Means "skillfully embroidering, skillfully decorating" in Erzyan.
KEMELTE f Mordvin
Derived from either Erzyan words кеме (keme)
meaning "firm, strong, stubborn" or кемемс (kemems)
meaning "believe, hope".
LIYANA f Mordvin
Possibly derived from Erzya лияназ (liyanaz)
meaning "flax" (genus Linum). Alternatively it may mean "different, other".
MASTORAVA f Mordvin, Mythology
The name of Mordvin Earth goddess. Her name is derived from mastor
meaning "earth" and ava
meaning "woman, mother".
NUYA f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya нуема (nuema)
TELENA f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya телень (telenʹ)
meaning "of winter", itself a derivative of теле (tele)
TESHTELA f Mordvin
Means "starry" in Erzya, derived from теште (tešte)
TORKAN m Mordvin
Derived from Erzya торкай (torkaj)
VALGUZHA f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya валдо (valdo)
meaning "light" and кужо (kuzho)
VELMATA f Mordvin
Derived from the Erzya verb вельмемс (veľmems)
meaning "to come to life, to be resurrected".
VIRINEYA f Mordvin, Russian (Rare)
Claimed to be a Mordvin name meaning "seeing in the forest". This was used for the title character of 'Virineya' (1969), a Soviet film which was ultimately based on a 1924 novel by Lidiya Seyfullina (1889-1954).