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Gender: Female Origin of Rusalka: Slavic mythological name

Rusalka Origin and Meaning

The name Rusalka is a girl's name .

In Slavic mythology, Rusalka is the equivalent of the Little Mermaid - she's a water nymph who falls in love with a land-dwelling man and eventually dies of a broken heart. Her tale was made into an opera of the same name by Dvorak. A good alternative for those who are turned off by the popularity of other fairy tale names like Aurora and Ariel.

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Eliane Says:

2018-01-14T19:54:42

Yes but much more substantial and traditional than a Disney name.

Liongarden0623 Says:

2016-11-18T22:14:40

Rusalka is just a singular Rusalki, which are malevolent slavic water spirits that drown people. A bit less flowery than "the little mermaid".