Yeseniya Есения f Russian
Russian form of Yesenia
. The 1971 Mexican movie was extremely popular in the Soviet Union.
Yevpraksiya Евпраксия f Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Eupraxia
. This was the name of a daughter of Vsevolod I, grand prince of Kiev, who became the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV.
Yuriy Юрий m Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of George
. This name was borne by Yuriy Dolgorukiy, a 12th-century Grand Prince of Kiev. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was another famous bearer of this name.