Names Categorized "rare Russian"

This is a list of names in which the categories include rare Russian.
gender
usage
Abrasha m Russian (Rare)
Russian diminutive of Abraham.
Agafon m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Agathon.
Agafya f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Agatha.
Agnia f Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Агния (see Agniya).
Agniya f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Agnes.
Akilina f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Roman name Aquilina, a feminine derivative of Aquila.
Amvrosiy m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
Ardalion m Late Greek, Georgian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Probably derived from Greek ἀρδάλιον (ardalion) meaning "water pot". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr from Asia Minor.
Arkhip m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Archippos.
Assol f Russian (Rare), Literature
From the 1923 Russian novel Scarlet Sails by Alexander Grin, adapted into a 1961 Soviet movie. In the story, Assol is a young girl who is told by a prophetic old man that she will one day marry a prince. The meaning of the name is not uncertain, but it has been suggested that it was inspired by the Russian question а соль (a sol) meaning "and the salt?".
Avdey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Obadiah.
Avenir m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Abner.
Benedikt m German, Icelandic, Czech, Russian (Rare)
Form of Benedictus (see Benedict) in several languages.
Boleslava f Czech (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Czech and Russian feminine form of Bolesław.
Dariy m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Darius.
Diomid m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Diomedes.
Dorofei m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Дорофей (see Dorofey).
Dorofey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Dorotheos (see Dorothea).
Efrem m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ефрем (see Yefrem).
Elmira 3 f Russian (Rare)
Contraction of Russian электрификация мира (elektrifikatsiya mira) meaning "electrification of the world". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
Erast m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Erastus.
Ermolai m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ермолай (see Yermolay).
Evpraksiya f Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Евпраксия (see Yevpraksiya).
Faddei m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Фаддей (see Faddey).
Faddey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Thaddeus.
Fedora f Russian (Rare), Italian
Russian form of Theodora. This was the name of an 1898 opera by the Italian composer Umberto Giordano (who based it on an 1882 French play).
Feodora f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Theodora.
Feodosiy m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Theodosius.
Ferapont m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Therapon.
Foka m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Phocas.
Fyokla f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Thekla.
Gennadiya f Russian (Rare)
Feminine form of Gennadiy.
Ieronim m Romanian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Romanian and Russian form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Ignatiy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Ignatius.
Ilariy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Hilarius.
Illarion m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Hilarion.
Iolanta f Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Yolanda.
Ipati m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ипатий (see Ipatiy).
Ipatiy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Greek name Ὕπατος (Hypatos), the masculine form of Hypatia.
Irinei m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ириней (see Iriney).
Iriney m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Irenaeus.
Isaak m Greek, Russian (Archaic), German (Rare), Biblical Greek
Greek, Russian and German form of Isaac.
Isay m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Isaiah.
Isidor m German (Rare), Russian (Rare)
German and Russian form of Isidore.
Karp m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Karpos (see Carpus).
Lavr m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Laurus (see Laura).
Matfey m Russian (Rare)
Older Russian form of Matthew.
Matrona 1 f Russian (Rare), Late Roman
Means "lady" in Late Latin, a derivative of Latin mater "mother". This was the name of three early saints.
Nazariy m Ukrainian, Russian (Rare)
Ukrainian and Russian form of Nazarius.
Nikandr m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Nikandros.
Noyabrina f Russian (Rare)
Derived from Russian ноябрь (noyabr) meaning "November". It was coined by Communist parents in order to commemorate the October Revolution of 1917, which according to the Gregorian calendar (not in use in Russia at the time) actually took place in November 1917.
Odissey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Odysseus.
Ofeliya f Azerbaijani, Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare), Bulgarian (Rare)
Azerbaijani, Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Ophelia.
Oktyabrina f Russian (Rare)
Derived from Russian октябрь (oktyabr) meaning "October". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names and commemorate the October Revolution of 1917.
Olimpiada f Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Olympias.
Panteley m Bulgarian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Bulgarian and Russian form of both Panteleimon and Pantaleon.
Patritsiya f Bulgarian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Bulgarian and Russian feminine form of Patricius (see Patrick).
Polikarp m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Polycarp.
Rurik m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Old Norse name Hrǿríkr. This was the name of a 9th-century Varangian ruler of Novgorod.
Ruvim m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Reuben.
Sofron m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Sophron.
Tikhon m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Tychon.
Tit m Slovene, Russian (Rare)
Slovene and Russian form of Titus.
Ustinya f Russian (Rare)
Russian variant form of Iustina (see Justina).
Vadimir m Russian (Rare)
Possibly from the Slavic elements vaditi "accuse" and miru "peace, world".
Yakim m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Joachim.
Yaropolk m Medieval Slavic, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements yaru meaning "fierce, energetic" and pulku meaning "people, host". This name was borne by two rulers of Kievan Rus, in the 10th and 12th centuries.
Yefrem m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Ephraim.
Yelisey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Elisha.
Yemelyan m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Yermolai m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ермолай (see Yermolay).
Yevpraksiya f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Eupraxia. This was the name of a daughter of Vsevolod I, grand prince of Kyiv, who became the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV.
Yudif f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Judith.
Zinoviya f Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Zenobia.