In Western society, we have seen that traditional names are going out of style. People are more likely to give their children less traditional names. Russia’s culture is highly based on their tradition and with that comes traditional names. It is pretty common to meet many Russians with the same name. Russian names are generally historical and have been around for a long time. If you want to impress a Russian lady, you can learn the meaning of her name. Here are some of the most popular Russian girl names and their meanings.
You might know of the popular supermodel Irina Shayk who sports this name. This name has origins from Eirene, an ancient Greek goddess of peace.
This popular Eastern European name was the most commonly used until 2008. It means resurrection.
This Latin name means victory or conquer.
This feminine form of the name Julius is of Roman decent, meaning soft-haired and youthful.
This name in Russian means pure.
This name derives from Latin and was is the feminine form of Tatius. It was made popular by King Tatius in the 8th century. The name kept its popularity due to the Russian Orthodox Church’s Saint Tatiana. In Russian, this name actually means “Fairy Princess.”
This is a common Russian name with its origins in the Slavic Orthodox church. It means northern star, light, shining or luminescent.
This name is of Greek origin and translates to a bright, shining light.
This Russian name is originally Latin, meaning Christmas Day.
This popular name goes back to the Latin word valere, which means to be strong.
This feminine form of the name Marinus is of Latin descent, meaning of the sea.
This is of Ukrainian origin, descended from the Greek surname Xénos, meaning Praise be to God.
This Scandinavian-rooted name is the feminine form of Oleg, meaning holy.
This popular name means lily.
This name is derived from the Greek word Xenia, meaning hospitality.