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.

16 names similar to Rusalka

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Rusalka. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Rusalka, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Rusalka using our baby name generator.


- this week

Famous People Named Rusalka

Pop Culture References for the name Rusalka


Eliane Says:


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

Liongarden0623 Says:


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