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Russia probably isn’t the first place you think of when searching for baby name inspiration but the names in this list are cute enough to steal! These Russian names are mysterious and unique while still being easy enough for a native English speaker to pronounce. 

 

Girls

 

Anastasiya

Resurrection

 

Anya

Grace

 

Dariya

Feminie form of Darius meaning posses and good

 

Dasha

Variation of Dariya meaning posses and good

 

Galina

Serenity

 

Irina

Peace

 

Jelena

Russian variation of Helen meaning shining light

 

Katerina

Form of Katherine meaning pure

 

Katya

Variation of Katherine meaning pure

 

Kira

Throne

 

Ksenia

Hospitable

 

Lera

Strength

 

Liliya

Lily

 

Mila

Diminutive of Milena meaning grace

 

Nadia

Hope

 

Natalia

Christmas day

 

Natasha

Born on Christmas day

 

Nika

Short form of Veronika meaning she who brings victory

 

Oksana

Praise to God

 

Polina

Feminine of Paul meaning small

 

Sasha

Diminutive of Alexander meaning defender of man

 

Shura

Diminutive of Alexander meaning defender of man

 

Tania

From the house of Tatius

 

Tasya

Short form of Anastasia

 

Tatiana

Russian from Roman clan name Tatius

 

Varvara

Russian variation of Barbara meaning foreign women

 

Viera

Faith

 

Viveka

Russian variation of Viveca meaning alive

 

Zenya

Wellborn

 

Zhanna

Russian variation of Jane meaning God is gracious

 

Zinaida

Russian from Greek Zeus

 

 

Boys

 

Armen

Russian variation of Herman meaning warrior

 

Avel

Variation of Abel meaning breath

 

Boris

To fight

 

Damien

Russian from Greek meaning to tame

 

Danil

Russian variation of Daniel meaning God is my judge

 

Dima

Diminutive of Dmitri meaning follower of Demeter

 

Dmitri

Russian from Greek meaning follower of Demeter

 

Fedor

Russian variation of Theodore meaning God’s gift

 

Gedeon

Russian variation of Gideon meaning hewer

 

Hedeon

Russian variation of Gideon meaning hewer

 

Illarion

Russian variation of Ilario meaning cheerful

 

Ilya

The Lord is my God

 

Ivan

God is gracious

 

Karlin

Russian variation of Carl meaning freeman

 

Leonid

Lion

 

Lev

Lion

 

Ludis

Variation of Louis meaning renowned warrior

 

Maksim

Russian variation of Maxim meaning greatest

 

Misha

Diminutive of Mikhail meaning who is like God

 

Nikolai

Russian variation of Nicholas meaning people of victory

 

Orel

Eagle

 

Pavel

Small

 

Rodion

Song of the hero

 

Ruslan

Lion

 

Tiriro

Russian variation of Timothy meaning honoring God

 

Valentin

Strength

 

Viktor

Russian variation of Victor meaning conqueror

 

Vitaly

Russian variation of Vito meaning alive

 

Vlad

Renowned prince

 

Yerik

Russian variation of Jeremiah meaning appointed by God

 

Yuri

Russian variation of George meaning farmer

 

 

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