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  1. #1

    Need a Russian name...

    My SO and I want a dog. We've been thinking about it for a long while and have decided on getting a Borzoi. We've looked into the breed's temperament and everything and it seems that this dog would be a perfect fit for us.
    I want the name to be as Russian as it's breed name. So I can say "This is _____, the Borzoi" when people ask "What is that?"

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    thomasina louise, percival hugh

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  2. #3
    The first name I thought was Boris, ever before opening the thread. It would be quite an alliteration, haha!

  3. #5
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    Vasiliy was my first thought.

    Ivan
    Kirill
    Nikita
    Ruslan
    Yuriy
    ♥ My Loves ♥
    Emma Angel [07/2009, my angel]
    Bo [08/2009] | Tally [02/2012]
    Octavia Elina [11/2014]

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    Alban Shepherd | Ansel Frederick | Leonidas John | Linus Richard | Martin George | Sylvan Jeremiah
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    I also thought of Boris right away (although in Russian the "Bor" part is not emphasized), but some other options would be: Sergei, Nikolai, or Pavel.
    Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ Esther
    Paul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel

    Top combos: Miriam Estelle / Paul Augustin

    (Still) trying for baby#1
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  5. #9
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    Alexei or Anastasia would be cute. Or Rasputin, Tolstoy, or Dostoyevski for something a little edgier.

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