Russian place-name and surname

Gorky Origin and Meaning

The name Gorky is a boy's name of Russian origin.
Perky, quirky literary and artistic name tied to the "father of Soviet literature" Maxim and influential Armenian-American painter Arshile.

Famous People Named Gorky

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

Gorky in Pop Culture

  • Gorky ParkMoscow, named for Maxim Gorky