177 Russian Baby Boy Names With Meanings

Russia is the world's largest country by landmass. It is also known for its sprawling empire that has extended towards the East and West for hundreds of years.

Russians have fascinating names that are boosted by nicknames, topographic names and diminutive names. For example, the name ‘Ivan’ has another spelling ‘Ayyen’ that means ‘merciful and gracious.’ Elijah is also known as ‘ Ilya’ that means, ‘my god is Yahweh.’

Below is a curated collection of Russian names for boys.

NAMESMEANINGGENDER
AleksandrOld Greek - Defender of Men; A variant of name AlexanderBoy
AndreiOld Greek - Male; Manly; Brave; Virility; A variant of name AndreBoy
ArtemShorter version of Artemas; another name of ArtemisBoy
DimaThey are very strong fighterBoy
IvanGod is gracious.Boy
NikitaUnbeatable, supreme, invincible, indomitable.Unisex
SergeyRussian saint nameBoy
ShashaA nickname. Mening one who is defending menBoy
VladOld short form of Slavic names beginning with the vladeti. It means ruleBoy
AbrashaYiddish form of Abraham, meaning Father of a multitudes.Boy
AkimGod will establish, The Lord exaltsBoy
AlekOld Greek - Defender of Men; A variant of name Alec and AlexanderBoy
AlekseiOld Greek - Defender of Men; Defender; A variant of name AlexanderBoy
AlexProtector Of MankindBoy
AlexeiOld Greek - Defender of Men; Defender; A variant of name AlexanderBoy
AnastasiyBulgarian form of Anastasius, meaning to resurrect.Boy
AndrejOld Greek - Male; Manly; Brave; Virility; A variant of name AndreasBoy
AndrianOld Greek - Male; Manly; Brave; Virility; Latin - Man from Hadria; Dark One; A variant of name AdrianBoy
AndrosA born warrior who is manly and braveBoy
AntoshaRussian - Invaluable; Priceless; InestimableBoy
ArmanDesire, hope; one who is yearningBoy
ArmenSoldierBoy
AvgustGreatBoy
AvraamThey are father of manyBoy
BalanchineRussian born United States dancer and choreographer noted for work in ballet.Boy
BarananRam ( Hindu Lord)Boy
BenediktHappy, Blessed,used as a title for a beatified personBoy
BogdanHe who was given by God, a Godsent personBoy
BohdankoGod's giftBoy
BubleyOne who is from Babylon. A surnameUnisex
BurianOne whose home is near the weedsBoy
CzarA born EmperorBoy
DamienOne who tames othersBoy
DamirProvides peaceBoy
DamyanBulgarian form of Damian, one who tames.Boy
DamyonA legendary son and rulerBoy
DanilA JudgeBoy
DanilaGod is a judgeBoy
DanyaA darling individualBoy
DashaGift sent from GodBoy
DemyanAA confident and super excited beingBoy
DimitreAn Earth lover who loves adventureBoy
DimitriEarth lover of Demeter; never endingBoy
DimiturVariation of Demeter meaning, earth.Boy
DimityAn Earth lover who is concerned with fertilityBoy
DmitriAn Earth-Lover,Devotee of Demeter (mythological Greek goddess of farming)Boy
DmitriyEarth lover; Greek goddess of harvestBoy
DusaA spirit; they are creative beingsBoy
DuschaA virgin woman; they exist in the soulBoy
EdikA healthy and weallthy guardianBoy
EdmonA guardian; they are having a protective natureBoy
EfimOne who is well famedBoy
EfremThe one who is productiveBoy
EvgenOne who was born goodBoy
EvgeniHe who was born goodBoy
EvgeniyHe who was born as a good personBoy
FedirGift from aboveBoy
FedorA divine Gift of GodBoy
FeliksA lucky and successful manBoy
FeodorA heavenly giftBoy
FyodorSkills from the most holy high God.Boy
GaraldThe commander who rules the troop with a spear.Boy
GaroldA ruler who controls the army with a spearBoy
GedeonRefers to a slayer or killer.Boy
GeniRefers to noble birth.Boy
GennadiVariant of Gennadiy (noble or generous)Boy
GennadiusThe person who is decent and well wisher.Boy
GennadyOne who cares for others.Boy
GeorgiBulgarian accent of George (farmer)Boy
GeorgyVariant of Gerogiy (farmer or earth worker)Boy
GregoriThey love companionship and want to work in peace.They are scholars,philosophers and teachers.Boy
GrigorFast and alert person or a person can watch everything very clearly and can act upon instantly.Boy
GrigoriFast and alert person or a person can watch everything very clearly and can act upon instantly.Boy
GrigoriiWatchful, alertBoy
HedeonDestroyerBoy
IgorA man protected by God.Boy
IraWatchful oneUnisex
JashaA supplanterBoy
JeramieGod will upliftUnisex
JeramyGod will upliftUnisex
JeremieSame as JeremyBoy
KarikKarik means Ever Powerful RulerBoy
KarinaKarina means PureBoy
KarolKarol means Strong, ManlyBoy
KazimirKazimir means He Who Destroys the WoldBoy
KervynKervin means RulerBoy
KesarThe name means Small Black OneBoy
KirilKiril means NobleBoy
KirillKirill means RulerBoy
KlimentOne who is merciful and mild. A variant of Clement.Boy
KodiakKodiak means IslandBoy
KolyaKolya means Of the Conquering PeopleBoy
KonstantinKonstantin means ConstantBoy
KostyaKostya means StadyBoy
KruganKrugan means burial moundBoy
LeninRussian - One who belongs to the river LenaBoy
LenyaRussian word for lionBoy
LeonidLatin variation of name LeonBoy
LevRussian name for LionBoy
LevushkaRussian version of the names with the meaning lionBoy
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