Given Name RUSLAN

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


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FEMININE FORM: Ruslana (Ukrainian)
Entry updated July 11, 2018