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Gender: M Meaning of Arkady: "from Arcadia" Origin of Arkady: Russian from Greek

Arkady is a rhythmic Russian saint's name from the Greek meaning "from Arcadia." As a literary name, it belongs to a genteel character in Turgenev's Fathers and Sons and a much less benign one in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, and is also a key figure in Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith.

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Famous People Named Arkady

Arkady Strugatsky, Russian science fiction novelist
Arkady Georgievich Andreasyan, Armenian footballer
Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's author
Arkady Shilkloper, Russian musician
Arkady Ilyich Ostashev, Russian aerospace engineer
Arkady Romanovitch Rotenberg, Russian oligarch
Arkady Ivanovich Volsky, Russian politician

Pop Culture References for the name Arkady

Arkady Kirsanov, friend to Evgeni Bazarov in Otsy i Deti (Fathers and Sons) (1862) by Ivan Turgenev