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.
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’'.
ADMIRA f Bosnian
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]
AELITA f Literature, Latvian, Russian
Created by Russian and Soviet author Alexei Tolstoy for his science fiction novel 'Aelita or, The Decline of Mars' (1923), where it belongs to a Martian princess. Allegedly the name is common in Eastern Europe.
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.
AFRODITA f Basque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of APHRODITE
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
ALEXI m Russian
Popular Russian name meaning "help" or "defender". sometimes spelled "Alexsei".
ALKA f Croatian
Derived from the Greek element αλκη (alke)
meaning "strength, force". A famous bearer is Croatian singer Alka Vuica (1961-).