Soviet Submitted Names

Soviet names were used in the countries that were part of the Soviet Union. They were primarily used during its existence, which was from 1922 to 1991.
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ATEIST m Soviet, Russian (Archaic)
Derived from the Russian noun атеист (ateist) meaning "atheist". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
AZALIYA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Russian noun азалия (azaliya) meaning "azalea" (as in, the plant of the genus Rhododendron), which effectively makes this name the Russian cognate of Azalea. It was first coined as one of the new names that Soviet parents wanting to reject traditional names used, and has continued to be used occasionally into the present.
BARRIKAD m Soviet, Russian
Masculine form of Barrikada. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
BARRIKADA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun баррикада (barrikada) meaning "barricade". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, possibly in reference to the protests and strikes by labourers.
BERYOZA m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Russian noun берёза (beryoza) meaning "birch tree". Also compare Bereza, which is a medieval first name of the same etymological origin.... [more]
DASDRAPERTRAK m Soviet, Russian
Variant transcription of Dazdrapertrak. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
DAZDRAPERTRAK m Soviet, Russian (Archaic)
Contraction of Russian Да здравствует первый трактор! (Da zdravstvuet pervyy traktor!) meaning "Long live the first tractor!" This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names... [more]
DAZDRAPERTRAKT m Soviet, Russian
Variant of Dazdrapertrak. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
DAZMIR m Soviet, Russian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Contraction of the Soviet slogan Да здравствует мировая революция! (Da zdravstvuet mirovaya revolyutsiya!) meaning "Long live the world revolution!" as well as of Да здравствует мир! (Da zdravstvuet mir!) meaning "Long live the peace!" This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
DAZMIRA f Soviet, Russian (Rare), Georgian (Rare)
Feminine form of Dazmir. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
DEKABRIN m Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian декабрь (dekabr) meaning "December". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, and was used in order to commemorate the Decembrist revolt of 1825... [more]
DEKABRINA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Dekabrin. A known bearer of this name was the Russian chess player Dekabrina Kazatsker (1913-1983).
DEKABRIST m Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian декабрист (dekabrist) meaning "Decembrist", which is a term used to refer to someone who participated in (or sympathized with) the Decembrist revolt of 1825. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names... [more]
DONARA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Contraction of Russian дочь народа (doč naroda) meaning "daughter of the people". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
ELEM m Soviet, Russian
This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names. It is usually a combination of the surnames Энгельс (Engels), Ленин (Lenin) and Маркс (Marks), which refer to Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) and Karl Marx (1818-1883)... [more]
ELMIRA f Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian электрификация мира (elektrifikatsiya mira) meaning "electrification of the world" as well as of Энгельс, Ленин, Маркс и революция (Engels, Lenin, Marks i revolyutsiya) meaning "Engels, Lenin, Marx and the revolution"... [more]
ENERGIY m Soviet, Russian
Masculine form of Energiya. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
ENERGIYA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian энергия (energiya) meaning "energy, power". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
ENGELSINA f Soviet
Derived from the surname Engels. Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) was a German philosopher who coauthored 'The Communist Manifesto' (1848) with Karl Marx. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names... [more]
GELIY m Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun гелий (geliy) meaning "helium". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, in reference to all the scientific progress in the Soviet Union.... [more]
GELIYA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Geliy. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
GELY m Soviet, Russian
Variant transcription of Geliy.
GERTRUDA f Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian герой труда (geroy truda) meaning "hero of labour" and of героиня труда (geroinya truda) meaning "heroine of labour". In a way, one could say that this name is a Soviet (re-)interpretation of the Germanic name Gertruda.... [more]
GRANIT m Soviet, Albanian, Russian
Derived from the Albanian and Russian noun granit (written as гранит in Russian Cyrillic) meaning "granite". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
GVOZDIKA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun гвоздика (gvozdika) meaning "carnation" (as in, the flower from the genus Dianthus). This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, in reference to the red carnation flower (known in Russian as krasnaya gvozdika), which had become one of the symbols of the Russian communist revolutions of February and October 1917.
IDEY m Soviet, Russian
Masculine form of Ideya. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
IDEYA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun идея (ideya) meaning "idea, thought, notion". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, possibly in reference to the word идеология (ideologiya) meaning "ideology" or to communist ideas, concepts or ideals in general.... [more]
INDUSTRIALIZATSIYA f Soviet, Russian (Archaic)
Derived from the Russian noun индустриализация (industrializatsiya) meaning "industrialization". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, in reference to the rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union, which at the beginning was predominantly agricultural.
INDUSTRIY m Soviet, Russian (Archaic)
Masculine form of Industriya. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
INDUSTRIYA f Soviet, Russian (Archaic)
Derived from the Russian noun индустрия (industriya) meaning "industry". In some cases, this name can also be a contracted form of Industrializatsiya.... [more]
IOVEL m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian исполняющий обязанности Владимира Ленина (ispolnyayushchiy obyazannosti Vladimira Lenina) meaning "fulfilling the obligations of Vladimir Lenin"... [more]
IZAIL m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian исполнитель заветов Ильича (ispolnitel' zavetov Il'icha) meaning "executor of the testament of Ilyich" or of the Soviet slogan Исполняй заветы Ильича! (Ispolnyay zavety Il'icha!) meaning "Fulfill the legacy of Ilyich!" The last word in both sentences refers to the Russian politician and communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), whose patronymic was Ilyich.... [more]
IZIL m Soviet, Russian
Variant form of Izail. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
JUSTALI m Soviet, Georgian (Rare)
Combination of Jughashvili and Stalin, which are the original surname and adopted surname respectively of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin (1878-1953). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
KET f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Acronym of the Russian words коммунизм (kommunizm) meaning "communism", электрификация (elektrifikatsiya) meaning "electrification" and труд (trud) meaning "labour"... [more]
KID m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian коммунистический идеал (kommunisticheskiy ideal) meaning "communist ideal". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
KIM m Russian, Soviet
Short form of Akim and Yakim, which are both Russian forms of Joachim.... [more]
KIMA f Russian, Soviet
Feminine form of the Russian name Kim.
KOMBAYN m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Russian noun комбайн (kombayn) meaning "combine" (as in, a harvester - usually one that is used for agricultural purposes, though it can also refer to harvesters used in e.g. industrial settings)... [more]
KRASARMA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Contraction of Russian Красная армия (Krasnaya armiya) meaning "Red army". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
LEMIR m Soviet, Russian
This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names. It can be a contraction of Ленин и мировая революция (Lenin i mirovaya revolyutsiya) meaning "Lenin and the world revolution", but it can also be a contraction of Ленин мировой идеал революций (Lenin mirovoy ideal revolyutsiy), which essentially means "Lenin is the revolutionary ideal of the world".... [more]
LEMIRA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Lemir. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
LEMIRA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Most likely an acronym of the surnames of Ленин (Lenin), Энгельс (Engels) and Маркс (Marx) combined with the Russian words интернационал революция (internatsional revolyutsiya) meaning "international revolution".
LENARA f Soviet
Derived as a contracted form of Ленинская армия (Leninskaya armya), meaning "Lenin's army". This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
LENSTALBERI m Soviet, Georgian (Rare)
Combination of Lenin, Stalin and Beria, which were the surnames of the Soviet politicians Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and Lavrentiy Beria (1899-1953). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
LYUBLEN m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian Люби Ленина! (Lyubi Lenina!) meaning "Love Lenin!", in which Lenin refers to the Russian politician and communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), who founded the former Soviet state... [more]
LYUTSIYA f Russian, Soviet
Russian variant of Lutsiya, which is one of the main Russian forms of Lucia.... [more]
MARLENA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Marlen (1). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
MEL m Soviet, Russian
Acronym of the surnames of Маркс (Marx), Энгельс (Engels) and Ленин (Lenin), which refer to Karl Marx (1818-1883), Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924)... [more]
MELS m Soviet, Russian, Ukrainian
Acronym of the surnames of Маркс (Marks), Энгельс (Engels), Ленин (Lenin) and Сталин (Stalin), which refer to Karl Marx (1818-1883), Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) and Joseph Stalin (1878-1953)... [more]
MELSOR m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Older form of Melor, a name created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names. This form stands for Маркс, Энгельс, Ленин, Сталин, Октябрьская Революция "(Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin, October Revolution)"... [more]
NEYA f Soviet, Russian
Contracted form of Energiya. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
NONNA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Either a contracted form or a diminutive of Noyabrina. A known bearer of this name was the Russian actress Noyabrina "Nonna" Mordyukova (1925-2008).
NOVOMIR m Soviet, Bulgarian, Russian
Means "new peace" or "new world", derived from Russian новый (novyy) meaning "new, fresh" combined with Russian мир (mir) meaning "peace" as well as "world". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
NOYABRIN m Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian ноябрь (noyabr) meaning "November". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names. It was used 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... [more]
NOYABRINA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from Russian ноябрь (noyabr) meaning "November". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names. It was used 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... [more]
OKTYABRIN m Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian октябрь (oktyabr) meaning "October". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, and was used in order to commemorate the October Revolution of 1917 and the creation of the (now former) Soviet state in 1922.
OKTYABRINA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from Russian октябрь (oktyabr) meaning "October". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names, and was used in order to commemorate the October Revolution of 1917 and the creation of the (now former) Soviet state in 1922.... [more]
RADNER m Soviet
Derived from the Russian phrase радуйся новой эре (raduysya novoy ere) meaning "hail the new era", referring to communism and the Soviet period. This name was used by Soviet parents who were eager to reject traditional Russian names... [more]
REM m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian революция мировая (revolyutsiya mirovaya) meaning "world revolution". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
REM m Soviet, Russian
Acronym consisting of the Russian word революция (revolyutsiya) meaning "revolution" and the surnames of Энгельс (Engels) and Маркс (Marx), which refer to Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and Karl Marx (1818-1883).... [more]
REMIR m Soviet, Russian
Variant form of Revomir. A known bearer of this name is the Russian former sambo wrestler Remir Solnitsev (b. 1933).
REMIR m Soviet, Russian
Acronym of the Russian words революция (revolyutsiya) meaning "revolution", электрификация (elektrifikatsiya) meaning "electrification" and мир (mir) meaning "peace" as well as "world"... [more]
REMIRA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Remir, which is a variant form of Revomir.
REMO f Soviet, Russian
Acronym of the Russian words революция (revolyutsiya) meaning "revolution", электрификация (elektrifikatsiya) meaning "electrification" and мобилизация (mobilizatsiya) meaning "mobilization" or мировой Октябрь (mirovoy Oktyabr) meaning "world's October"... [more]
REVMIR m Soviet, Russian
Variant form of Revomir.
REVMIRA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Revmir, which is a variant form of Revomir.... [more]
REVOLT m Soviet, Russian
This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
REVOLYUTSIYA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun революция (revolyutsiya) meaning "revolution". Like names such as Melor and Vilen, this name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
REVOMIR m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian революция мировая (revolyutsiya mirovaya) meaning "world revolution" as well as of революционный мир (revolyutsionnyy mir) meaning "revolutionary world"... [more]
ROBLEN m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian родился быть ленинцем (rodilsya byt' lenintsem) and of родившйся быть ленинцем (rodivshiysya byt' lenintsem), which both mean "born to be a Leninist"... [more]
STALBERI m Soviet, Georgian (Rare)
Combination of Stalin and Beria, which were the surnames of the Soviet politicians Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and Lavrentiy Beria (1899-1953). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
STAN m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Combination of the surnames of Сталин (Stalin) and Энгельс (Engels), which refer to Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
STEN m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Combination of the surnames of Сталин (Stalin) and Энгельс (Engels), which refer to Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
TRAKTOR m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Russian noun трактор (traktor) meaning "tractor" (as in, the agricultural vehicle). This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
TRAKTORIN m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Derived from the Russian noun трактор (traktor) meaning "tractor" (as in, the agricultural vehicle) combined with the Russian possessive suffix -ин (-in). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
TRAKTORINA f Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Feminine form of Traktorin. This name was used by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
VELIR m Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian великий рабочий (velikiy rabochiy) meaning "great worker" as well as of Владимир Ленин и революция (Vladimir Lenin i revolyutsiya) meaning "Vladimir Lenin and the revolution"... [more]
VELIRA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Velir. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
VIL m Soviet, Russian
Derived from the initials of the Russian politician and communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), who founded the former Soviet state. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
VILENI m Soviet, Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Vilen.
VLADLENA f Soviet, Russian
Feminine form of Vladlen. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
ZAREMA f Soviet
Contraction of the Soviet slogan За революцию мира! (Za revolyutsiyu mira!) meaning "For the world revolution!". This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
ZARYA f Soviet, Russian
Derived from the Russian noun заря (zarya) meaning "dawn, daybreak". Also compare the related name Zorya.... [more]
ZHORES m Soviet, Russian (Rare)
Taken from the French surname Jaurès, which was most famously borne by French Socialist Jean Jaurès (1859-1914). This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.... [more]
ZORYA f Slavic Mythology, Soviet, Russian
The name given to the goddess (sometimes two or three) of the dawn or the morning and evening stars. The most common depiction was that of a warrior woman. Also compare the related names Zarya, Zvezda and Danica.... [more]