Russian Names for Boys

Russian names for boys range from the familiar (Nikolai, Mikhail, Vladimir), to the under-the-radar (Matvei, Leonid, Rodion), to the utterly unknown (Timofel, Innokenti, Yelisei).

All of these Russian boys' names share a certain special power and energy — the Russian "strong man" image in baby name form, if you like. Whether you're looking for a Russian boy name to honor your heritage, or you're simply drawn to the strong sounds and striking looks of Russian baby names, you're sure to find something to love in our long-list of Russian names for boys, below.