Medieval Russian Submitted Names

These names were used by medieval Russian peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adleida f Medieval Russian
Likely a cognate of Adelaide.
Anfusa f Medieval Russian
Medieval Russian variant of Anfisa.
Asklipiada f Medieval Russian
Russian feminine form of Asklepiades.
Bay Бай m Medieval Russian
Derived from the archaic Russian verb баять (bayat) meaning "to speak, to tell", which is ultimately derived from Church Slavonic bajati meaning "to speak, to talk, to tell, to narrate".
Bayko Байко m Medieval Russian
Diminutive of Bay.
Beleka f Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian
Derived from the old Slavic word белъ "white".
Bogdanŭ Богданъ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Bogdan.
Cheslava Чеслава f Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian
Ukrainian form of Czesława.
Dawyd Давыд m Medieval Russian, Medieval Ukrainian
Medieval Russian and Medieval Ukrainian form of David. Dawyd Igorjewitsch (usually transcribed as Davyd Igorevich in English), the Prince of Volyn (1086–1099), was the son of Igor Yaroslavich and grandson of Yaroslav the Wise from the Rurikid dynasty of Kievan Rus’.
Deva де́ва, дѣва f Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian, Serbian (Rare)
Means "maiden, girl, lass", derived from the Proto-Slavic děva, itself from the Proto-Indo-European dʰeh₁ "to suck, suckle".
Dobrŭ m Medieval Russian
Means "good" in Old Novgorodian.
Domaslava f Medieval Russian
Derived from the Slavic elements domu "home" and slava "glory".
Dorofeia f Medieval Russian
Feminine form of Dorofei.
Efrosinija f Medieval Russian
Medieval Russian form of Euphrosyne.
Fedia Федя f Medieval Baltic, Medieval Russian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Fedora. Recorded, among others, in 15th-century Lithuania.
Feodorit Феодорит m Medieval Russian, Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Theodoretos via its modern Greek form Theodoritos.... [more]
Feodulia Феодулия f Medieval Russian
Variant transcription of Feoduliya.
Feoduliya Феодулия f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Theodulia, which is the latinized form of Theodoulia.
Feofana Феофана f Medieval Russian, Russian (Rare, Archaic)
Feminine form of Feofan.
Feofila Феофила f Medieval Russian, Polish (Archaic)
Feminine form of Feofil.
Fiva Фива f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Thebe.
Fomaida Фомаида f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Thomais.
Grigoriję m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Gregory.
Gŭlěbŭ Гълѣбъ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Guðleifr.
Ignato игнато m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Ignatius.
Irodia f Medieval Russian
Feminine form of Irodion.
Iziaslav Изяслав m Medieval Ukrainian, Medieval Russian
Means "coming from glory".
Izyaslav Изяслав m Medieval Ukrainian, Medieval Russian
Variant transcription of Iziaslav.
Jarik Ярик m Medieval Russian
Variant of Yarik.
Justinja f Medieval Russian
Medieval Russian variant of Justina (compare Ustinya).
Kapitelina f Medieval Russian
Medieval Russian form of Capitolina.
Kurilŭ m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Cyril.
Maremeiana f Medieval Russian
Allegedly a form of Miriam.
Našĭgostŭ нашьгостъ m Medieval Russian
An Old Novgorodian name.
Oleksandrŭ Олександръ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Alexander.
Olĭgŭ Ольгъ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Helgi.
Onthime онѳиме m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Anthemius.
Ragneda Рогнеда f Medieval Russian
Variant of Rogneda.
Rogneda Рогнеда f Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian, History
Slavic variant of the Old Norse name Ragnhildr (see Ragnhild). It was borne by a wife of the 10th-century Kievan prince Vladimir the Great.
Sofon Софон m Medieval Russian
Russian variant of Sofoniya. Technically, this name can also be the Russian form of the ancient Greek name Sophon, but that particular etymology seems to be quite rare in the Russian context.
Solomonida Соломонида f Medieval Baltic, Medieval Russian
Feminine form of Solomon.
Sosipatr Сосипатр m Medieval Russian, Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Sosipatros, possibly via its latinized form Sosipater.
Strŭi m Medieval Russian
Means "paternal uncle" in Old Novgorodian.
Tekusa f Medieval Russian
Russian form of Thekusa.
Vadimirŭ Вадимиръ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Vadimir.
Vadimŭ Вадимъ m Medieval Russian
Old East Slavic form of Vadim; a diminutive of Vadimirŭ.
Vasalisa f Medieval Russian
Likely a variant of Vasilisa.
Voron Ворон m Medieval Russian
Derived from either Russian ворон (voron) meaning "raven" or Russian ворона (vorona) meaning "crow" (as in, the bird).
Žiznobude жиꙁнобоуде m Medieval Russian
An Old Novgorodian name.