are used by Slavic peoples.
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ABASA f Bosnian
Bosnian female form of ABBAS
. It is also the name of the 80th sura of the Qur'an.
ADA f German, Biblical German, Croatian (Rare), Galician, Slovene, Polish, Kashubian, Hungarian
German, Croatian, Galician, Slovene, Hungarian, Polish and Kashubian form of ADAH
ADAMIR m Bosnian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. A known bearer of this name is the Bosnian politician Adamir Jerković (b. 1958).
ADEODAT m Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian form of ADEODATUS
ADIAN m Bosnian
Possibly of Arabic descent, meaning '‘religious, devout’'.
ADISA f Bosnian, Albanian
Albanian & Bosnian variant of the Arabic word "Hadith" but modified like "Hadisa" or "Adisa"
ADMIRA f Bosnian, Slovene
Feminine form of ADMIR
. A known bearer of this name was the Bosniak woman Admira Ismić (1968-1993), who was killed by snipers when she and her Serbian boyfriend Boško Brkić (1968-1993) were trying to cross a bridge in Sarajevo... [more
AFRIKAN m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of AFRICANUS
. A known bearer was the 19th-century Russian philosopher Afrikan Spir (1837-1890), who was of German-Greek descent, and whose father reportedly chose the name from an old Greek calendar of saints.
AGUYA f Kalmyk, Russian
Means "mistress of fire" in Kalmyk Orit, possibly influenced by the Russian word огонь (ogon'
) meaning "fire".
AITAL m Polish (Archaic)
This is the name of a Christian saint, most likely from a Persian source meaning "light; bright." The name was borne by the Polish mayor of Sanok Aital Witoszyński (1898-1905).
AKINFIY m Russian (Rare)
Variant form of AKINF
, which itself is a variant form of IAKINF
. A known bearer of this name was the Russian industrialist Akinfiy Demidov (1678-1745).
ALBWIN m Ancient Germanic, Polish
Derived from Old High German alb
(which comes from Old Norse âlfr
) "elf" combined with Old High German wini
ALČA f Czech
Diminutive of Alena
, not used as a given name in its own right.
ALEKSIY m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Alexios
). At least in Russia, the difference between this form and the more common ALEKSEY
is possibly that Aleksiy comes directly from Alexios
, while Aleksey comes directly from ALEXIS