Russian Baby Boy Names

Russian baby names for boys from the Nameberry database include the choices here. Russian baby names are becoming more international, especially favored in Italy. From the point of view of the US, politics have a strong influence on the taste for Russian names for either gender. Russian names for girls may be more familiar than those for boys thanks to the international stardom of many Russian models. Here, a curated collection of Russian names for baby boys.

  • Alexei

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    Alexei could well join the legion of Alex names popular in the US. There are countless opportunities to exoticize Alexander, and Alexei is one of the most straightforward. Other variations are:... Read More 

  • Anatoli

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  • Arkadi

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    Nice, bouncy three-syllable rhythm, à la Jeremy and Barnaby. Read More 

  • Damien

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    Converting Damian to Damien -- or Julian to Julien or Lucian to Lucien -- adds a certain je ne sais quoi to names. But most people won't know that you're using the French form and will just think... Read More 

  • Dimitri

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    Dimitri is one of several possible spellings of this exotic, artistic, and attractive Slavic variation of the name of the Greek god of fertility and farming. It has been on and off the bottom of... Read More 

  • Evgeni

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  • Feodor

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  • Hedeon

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    A not as appealing variation on an attractive original. Read More 

  • Ilias

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  • Ivan

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Though some might find it a bit heavy-booted, Ivan is one of the few Russian boys' names to become fully accepted into the American naming pool.

    Ivan is, of course, ubiquitous in... Read More 

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