popular russian girl names

600+ Russian Girl Names With Meanings

Russia is the largest country in the world which has boundaries with 14 countries covering Eastern Europe as well as Northern Asia. The region is rich in historically and traditionally. If you want to name your baby from the Russian language, you need to know some information about naming tradition of Russia. Generally Russian names have three parts, the first name given after birth, patronymic names and lastly, the surname is given from family which is passed on from age to age. In this article, we have listed the most popular Russian baby girl names with meanings. If you want to find a meaningful, traditional as well as soft sounded name for your daughter then you can take a look at below list:

A to Z List of Old Russian Names for Girls:

  1. Aleksandrina/ Aleksandra: It means “Defender of Mankind”
  2. Afanasiia: Immortal
  3. Agafia/ Agafya: Good
  4. Aglaii/ Aglaya:Beauty
  5. Agnessa/ Agnesse: Holy
  6. Agrafena/ Agripena/ Agripina/ Agrippa/ Agrippina: Wild Horse
  7. Akilina/ Akulina: Eagle
  8. Aksinya/ Aksiniya: Stranger
  9. Alena/ Alyona: Torch
  10. Alisa: Noble Sort
  11. Alma
  12. Anastasiya/ Anastassia: Resurrection
  13. Anfisa: Flower
  14. Ania/ Annushka/ Anushka/ Anya: Grace
  15. Antoniya: Invaluable
  16. Anzhela/ Anzhelina: Messenger
  17. Apollinariya
  18. Arina/ Arisha: Peace
  19. Asya: Resurrection
  20. Avdotia/ Avdotya/ Adtovia: Good-seeming
  21. Abihail
  22. Abijah
  23. Afanasiia/ Antanasia: Immortal
  24. Agafa
  25. Agafiia/ Agafiya/ Agafia: Good
  26. Agafokliya
  27. Agafonika
  28. Agapa
  29. Agapiya
  30. Agasha
  31. Agata
  32. Agatha
  33. Aglaya: Beauty
  34. Agnessa
  35. Agnia
  36. Agrafina: Wild Horse
  37. Alalija
  38. Albina
  39. Alexandra
  40. Alina: Bright
  41. Alisa
  42. Alla
  43. Alma
  44. Alya
  45. Alyena
  46. Alyona
  47. Alyona: Torch
  48. Amaliya
  49. Anastasia
  50. Anastasiya
  51. Anastassia
  52. Anatalya
  53. Anfisa: Flower
  54. Angela
  55. Angelica
  56. Angelina
  57. Ania
  58. Aniyah
  59. Aniyyah
  60. Anja
  61. Anna
  62. Annik
  63. Annika
  64. Antonina
  65. Anya
  66. Anzhelika
  67. Arina
  68. Arinka
  69. Arkadina
  70. Asja
  71. Asya
  72. Aurora
  73. Avdotya
  74. Avelina
  75. Avenira
  76. Aventina
  77. Avgusta
  78. Avgustina
  79. Aviafa
  80. Aviva
  81. Avlida
  82. Avreliya
  83. Avreya
  84. Avtonoma
  85. Boleslava: Large Glory
  86. Borbala: Strange
  87. Borislava: Battle Glory
  88. Bronislava
  89. Babochka
  90. Bayusha
  91. Bela
  92. Bogdana
  93. Bronislava: Glorious Protector
  94. Bubley
  95. Calina: It means “A Most Beautiful Young Woman”
  96. Darya: Wealthy
  97. Dunya/ Dunyasha/ Evdokiya: Good-seeming
  98. Danica
  99. Daria
  100. Dariya
  101. Darya
  102. Dasha
  103. Deniska
  104. Diana
  105. Dina
  106. Dinara: A Sensitive Person
  107. Dominika
  108. Doroteya
  109. Dosya
  110. Dunya
  111. Duscha
  112. Dusya
  113. Efim’ia/ Efimiia: Pious
  114. Efrosinia: Mirth
  115. Ekaterina: Pure
  116. Elizaveta
  117. Esfir: Star
  118. Evgeniya: Well Born
  119. Evpraksiya: Good Conduct
  120. Ekaterina: Pure
  121. Elena
  122. Elina
  123. Elizaveta
  124. Elvira
  125. Emilia
  126. Emiliya
  127. Emma
  128. Esfir
  129. Eva
  130. Evgenia
  131. Evgeniya
  132. Evpraksiya: Good Conduct
  133. Evva
  134. Faina: Light
  135. Fekla: Glory of God
  136. Feodora: Gift of God
  137. Filippa: Lover of Horses
  138. Faina
  139. Fanya
  140. Fedora
  141. Fedosia
  142. Feodora
  143. Fima
  144. Fimochka
  145. Florentina
  146. Franka
  147. Gala/ Galina/Galya: Calm
  148. Gavriila
  149. Grusha: Wild Horse
  150. Gulistanskiy: Rose-land
  151. Gala: Happy and Peaceful
  152. Galina
  153. Ganya
  154. Gasha
  155. Gashka
  156. Gavriila: It means “Warrior of God”
  157. Gennadiya
  158. Gorana
  159. Haleena
  160. Halene: It means “Dedicated Woman”
  161. Helena
  162. Helin
  163. Helina: Intelligent
  164. Inna: Strong Water
  165. Iolanta: Violet Flower
  166. Irina/ Irinushka: Peace
  167. Isidora: Gift of Isis
  168. Inessa
  169. Inga
  170. Inna: Strong Water
  171. Iolanta: Violet Flower
  172. Ira
  173. Irena
  174. Irini
  175. Irisa
  176. Irisha
  177. Irya
  178. Iryna
  179. Iskra
  180. Ivanna
  181. Ivona
  182. Izabela
  183. Izabele
  184. Izabella
  185. Izbel
  186. Izolda
  187. Jekaterina: Pure
  188. Julija
  189. Jalanea
  190. Jekaterina
  191. Jelena
  192. Jeneuer
  193. Jereni
  194. Julie
  195. Julija: Descended from Jupiter
  196. Kapek: Little Stork
  197. Karina/ Kata/ Katenka/ Katerina/ Katerinka/ Katia/ Katja/ Katjusha/ Katyusha/ Katiya/ Katrya: Pure
  198. Kira: Ruler
  199. Klara: Bright
  200. Klava/ Klavdia/ Klavdiya: lame
  201. Ksenija
  202. Kapeka: Little Stork
  203. Kapitolina
  204. Karina
  205. Karine
  206. Karyna
  207. Kate
  208. Katenka
  209. Katerina
  210. Kenya
  211. Khioniya
  212. Klara
  213. Klarika
  214. Klavdiya
  215. Klementina
  216. Kolenka
  217. Konstantin
  218. Kostenka
  219. Kostya
  220. Kostyusha
  221. Kotik
  222. Kristina
  223. Ksenia
  224. Ksenija: Foreigner
  225. Kseniya
  226. Lana: Light
  227. Lara/ Larissa: Fortified Town
  228. Lidiya
  229. Liouba/ Luba/ Lyuba/ Lyubov: love
  230. Liza/Lizaveta: God is My Oath
  231. Ludmila
  232. Lada
  233. Lada
  234. Laika: Barker
  235. Lara
  236. Larisa
  237. Larissa
  238. Laurica
  239. Laurissa
  240. Lavra
  241. Lelya
  242. Lena
  243. Lera
  244. Lerka
  245. Lesya
  246. Levka
  247. Lia
  248. Lida
  249. Lidia
  250. Lidija
  251. Lidiya
  252. Lidochka
  253. Lieve
  254. Lilia
  255. Liliya
  256. Liouba: love
  257. Liya
  258. Lizija
  259. Ljuba
  260. Luba
  261. Lubba
  262. Lubov
  263. Lucya
  264. Luda
  265. Ludmila
  266. Luiza
  267. Lutza
  268. Luyiza
  269. Lydie
  270. Lyonechika
  271. Lyonya
  272. Lyuba
  273. Lyubov
  274. Lyuda
  275. Lyudmila
  276. Lyuka
  277. Magdalina
  278. Manya
  279. Marfa: Mistress
  280. Mariamna
  281. Marianna: Like Marius
  282. Mariya
  283. Masha
  284. Matryona/ Matryoshka/ Marfa: lady
  285. Madelina
  286. Magdalena
  287. Mahda
  288. Maiya
  289. Makara
  290. Malvina
  291. Manya: It means “A Bitter Person”
  292. Margarita
  293. Maria
  294. Marina
  295. Marinochka
  296. Marisha
  297. Mariya
  298. Marta
  299. Marya
  300. Maryana: Meaning Pearl
  301. Masha
  302. Maya
  303. Melana
  304. Melania
  305. Melaniya
  306. Melanka
  307. Melanya
  308. Melashka
  309. Melasya
  310. Micha
  311. Mika
  312. Mikhailya
  313. Mila
  314. Milaslava
  315. Milena
  316. Milica
  317. Milya
  318. Mischa
  319. Mischa : A Messenger of the God.
  320. Mischka: It means “The God’s Beloved and Closest Angel”
  321. Misha
  322. Misha
  323. Mishay
  324. Mishenka
  325. Mitya: Mother of Earth
  326. Monja
  327. Myla: Merciful
  328. Myusya
  329. Nada/ Nadezhda/ Nadya: Hope
  330. Naida: Water Nymph
  331. Nastasia/ Nastassia/ Nastassiya/ Nastassja/ Nastassya/ Nastasya/ Nastenka/ Nastya: Resurrection
  332. Nataliya
  333. Nika: Victor of the People
  334. Nina: Favor
  335. Ninel
  336. Nona/ Ninel: Ninth
  337. Nonna: God-blessed
  338. Nada
  339. Nadege
  340. Nadejda
  341. Nadenka
  342. Nadette
  343. Nadezhda
  344. Nadia
  345. Nadiahope
  346. Nadine
  347. Nadiya
  348. Nadka
  349. Nadya
  350. Nadyenka
  351. Nadysha
  352. Nadyuska
  353. Naida: Water Nymph
  354. Narkissa
  355. Nastashia/ Nastassja/ Nastenka/ Natasia: Resurrection
  356. Nastasia
  357. Nastasya
  358. Nastia
  359. Nastja
  360. Nastya
  361. Nata
  362. Natacha
  363. Natalia
  364. Nataliya
  365. Nataly
  366. Natalya
  367. Natalyah
  368. Natascha
  369. Natasha
  370. Natashenka
  371. Natashya
  372. Natella
  373. Natesha
  374. Nelly
  375. Nelya
  376. Nessa
  377. Nevena
  378. Nika: Victor of the People
  379. Nikita
  380. Nikolina
  381. Nina: Grace
  382. Nonna
  383. Ogafia: Good
  384. Ogrifina/ Ogrofenka/ Ogrufena/ Ogrufina: Wild Horse
  385. Olga/ Olya: Holy
  386. Ovdotia/ Ovdotya: Good-seeming
  387. Odessa
  388. Ogafia: Good
  389. Ogrufena: Wild Horse
  390. Oksana
  391. Oksanochka
  392. Olena
  393. Olenka
  394. Olesya
  395. Olga
  396. Olka
  397. Olya
  398. Olyssia
  399. Olyusha
  400. Orina
  401. Ovdotia
  402. Oxana
  403. Pelageya: It means “of the Sea”
  404. Polina: It means “of Apollo”
  405. Praskoviya: Preparation
  406. Palasha
  407. Panya
  408. Parasha
  409. Pasha
  410. Pashenka
  411. Pavla
  412. Pavlina
  413. Peculiar
  414. Petenka
  415. Petia: A Female Variant of Peter
  416. Petya
  417. Polina
  418. Prasgoviya: Preparedness
  419. Praskovia
  420. Praskovya
  421. Rada: Happy
  422. Radinka: Counsel
  423. Raisa
  424. Roksana: Dawn
  425. Roza: Rose
  426. Rachel
  427. Rada
  428. Rada: Happy
  429. Radinka: Counsel
  430. Radmila
  431. Rahil
  432. Raisa
  433. Raiya
  434. Rakhil
  435. Rakhila
  436. Rashel
  437. Rashelle: A Variant of Rachel
  438. Rayia
  439. Rayna: A Variant of Raina
  440. Regina
  441. Rena
  442. Renata
  443. Revekka
  444. Rina
  445. Roksana: Dawn
  446. Romanadya
  447. Romochka
  448. Roza
  449. Rozalina
  450. Ruslana
  451. Ruza
  452. Ruzha
  453. Sacha/ Sashura/ Shura: Defender of Mankind
  454. Serafima/ Serafina: Serpent
  455. Slava: Glory
  456. Sofiya/ Sofya/ Sonya/ Sofia/ Songya: Wisdom
  457. Stasya: Glorious Government
  458. Sveta/ Svetlana: light
  459. Syuzanna: lily
  460. Saasha
  461. Sabiba
  462. Sabinella
  463. Sabyne
  464. Sakoiya
  465. Sarka
  466. Sarra
  467. Sascha
  468. Sashenka: It means “She Who Defends”
  469. Savina
  470. Savya
  471. Seraphima
  472. Sharlotta
  473. Shura
  474. Sima
  475. Siryen
  476. Slava: Glory
  477. Snezhana
  478. Snežana
  479. Sonia
  480. Stanislava
  481. Stasia
  482. Stasya
  483. Steanyda
  484. Stefania
  485. Stepa
  486. Stepania
  487. Stesha
  488. Steshka
  489. Sueta
  490. Sveta
  491. Svetlana
  492. Syuzanna
  493. Talya: Birthday
  494. Tamara: Spice
  495. Tamarah/ Toma: Palm Tree
  496. Tanya
  497. Tasha
  498. Tatiana
  499. Tatyana
  500. Tatyanna
  501. Tahnee
  502. Taisia
  503. Taisiya
  504. Talya
  505. Tama
  506. Tamara
  507. Tamarka
  508. Tania
  509. Tanis: It means “Serpent Lady”
  510. Taniya: It means “Fairy Princess”
  511. Tasha
  512. Taskenka
  513. Tassia
  514. Tassy
  515. Tati
  516. Tatiana
  517. Tatjana
  518. Tatyana
  519. Tatána
  520. Terezilya
  521. Theodosia
  522. Tiarna: It means “A Graceful Princess”
  523. Tomochka
  524. Tonja
  525. Tonya
  526. Tora
  527. Tyanna
  528. Uliana
  529. Ulyana
  530. Valeriya: It means “to Be Healthy”
  531. Varinka/ Varushka/ Varvara/ Varya/ Vera/ Varvara: Strange
  532. Veronika/ Viktoriya: Bringer of Victory
  533. Valentina
  534. Valeria
  535. Valeriya: It means “to Be Strong”
  536. Valka
  537. Valya
  538. Varenka
  539. Varinka
  540. Vary
  541. Varya
  542. Varyusha
  543. Vasilisa
  544. Venera
  545. Vera: Faith
  546. Verasha
  547. Verina
  548. Verine
  549. Verinka
  550. Verka
  551. Verochka
  552. Veronica
  553. Veronika
  554. Verusya
  555. Vesna
  556. Viera
  557. Viktoria
  558. Viktoriya
  559. Vilma
  560. Vjera
  561. Vlada
  562. Vladlena
  563. Xenia
  564. Yaroslava: It means Spring Glory
  565. Yekaterina: Pure
  566. Yelena: Torch
  567. Yelizaveta: God is My Oath
  568. Yesfir: Star
  569. Yeva: Life
  570. Yevdokiya: Good-seeming
  571. Yevgeniya: Well Born
  572. Yevpraksiya: Good Conduct
  573. Yulia/ Yuliya: Descended from Jupiter
  574. Yustina: Just
  575. Yana
  576. Yarina
  577. Yaroslava: Spring Glory
  578. Yaryna
  579. Yekaterina
  580. Yelena
  581. Yeva: Life
  582. Yevdokiya
  583. Yevgenia
  584. Yevgeniya
  585. Yevka
  586. Yudif
  587. Yudita
  588. Yula
  589. Yulia
  590. Yuliana Youthful
  591. Yuliya
  592. Yuna
  593. Zarya: Sunrise
  594. Zhanna: God is Gracious
  595. Zhenya: Well Born
  596. Zina/ Zinaida/ Zinovia/ Zinoviya: It means “Life of Zeus”
  597. Zoya: Life
  598. Zaliv
  599. Zaneta
  600. Zariyah
  601. Zenaida
  602. Zenechka
  603. Zenovia
  604. Zenya
  605. Zhanna
  606. Zhenya : Noble.
  607. Zilya
  608. Zinaida
  609. Zinovia
  610. Zlata
  611. Zoa
  612. Zoia
  613. Zora
  614. Zoya
  615. Zoyechka
  616. Zoyenka
  617. Zvezda