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Gender: Male Origin of Gorky: Russian place-name and surname

The name Gorky is a boy's name of Russian origin. Gorky and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Lot Can Happen In Sixty Years - Part 1".

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Perky, quirky literary and artistic name tied to the "father of Soviet literature" Maxim and influential Armenian-American painter Arshile.

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Famous People Named Gorky

Maxim Gorky (born Alexei Maximovich Peshkov), Russian writer
Arshile Gorky (born Vostanik Manoug Adoian), Armenian-American painter

Pop Culture References for the name Gorky

Gorky Park, Moscow, named for Maxim Gorky