Russian Girls’ Names

The list of Russian girls’ names and their derivatives. There are, of course, popular and less popular names. Most popular female names are written in bold.

Top Russian names for girls are:
Anastasia, Maria, Sofia, Daria, Viktoria
(The popularity differs by region.)

Old Russian girls’ names that gain popularity:
Vasilisa, Varvara, Uliana, Arina

Russian Girls’ Names
Full name
Short form
Pet name
affectionate or disrespectful
Agrippina Grunya Grusha
Grasha
Grushenka
Agrippinochka
Grashenka
Grushka
Agripinka
Grashka
Albina Bina
Alya
Albinochka
Binochka
Albinka
Binka
Alevtina Tina
Alya
Ala
Alevtinochka
Alevtinushka
Tinochka
Alevtinka
Tinka
Alka
Alexandra Sasha
Shura
Sashenka
Shurochka
Sashka
Shurka
Alina Lina
Alya
Alinushka
Linochka
Alinka
Linka
Alisa Alisa Alisochka Aliska
Alyona Lena Alyonushka Alyonka
Alla Alla Allochka Allka
Anastasia Nastya Nastyenka
Nastyona
Nastyusha
Nas’ka
Anfisa Anfisa Anfisochka Anfiska
Anisya Anisa Anisochka Aniska
Anna Anya
Nyura
Annushka
Anyechka
Anyuta
An’ka
Nyurka
Anshelika Anshela Anshelochka Anshelka
Antonina Tonya
Tosya
Nina
Tonyechka
Tosyenka
Ninochka
Ton’ka
Tos’ka
Ninka
Arina Arina Arinochka Arinka
Asya Asya Asyenka As’ka
Avrora Avrora Avrorachka Avrorka
Avdotya Dusya Avdosha
Dusyenka
Dus’ka
Avdotka
Daria Dasha Dashyenka
Dashulya
Dashka
Diana Diana Dianochka Dianka
Dina Dina Dinochka Dinka
Edita Edita
Dita
Editochka
Ditochka
Editka
Ditka
Eleonora Elya
Nora
Elyechka
Norushka
El’ka
Elvira Elvira Elvirochka Elvirka
Emma Emma Emmochka Emmka
Evelina Evelina Evelinochka Evelinka
Faina Faina
Ina
Fayusha Fainka
Galina Galya Galyusha Galka
Glafira Glasha Glashen’ka Glashka
Inga Inga Ingusha
Inna Inna Innochka Inka
Irina Ira Irisha
Irinochka
Irka
Jana Jana Janochka Janka
Kapitolina Kapa
Lina
Kapochka
Linochka
Kapka
Linka
Kira Kira Kiryusya
Kirusha
Kirka
Klara Klara Klarochka Klarka
Klavdia Klava
Klasha
Klavochka
Klashen’ka
Klavka
Klashka
Kristina Kristina Kristinochka Kristinka
Lada Lada Ladushka Ladka
Larisa Lara Lyalya Larka
Lidiya Lida Lidochka Lidka
Liliya Lilya Lilyenka Lil’ka
Ludmila Lyuda
Mila
Lyusya
Lyudochka
Milasha
Lyusen’ka
Ludka
Milka
Luska
Lyubov Lyuba
Lyusya
Lyubasha
Lyusenka
Lyubka
Lyuska
Maya Maya Mayenka Mayka
Marfa Marfa Marfusha
Margarita Rita Ritochka Ritka
Maria Masha
Manya
Marusya
Mashenka
Mashutka
Manyechka
Mashka
Manka
Marina Marina Marisha Marinka
Marta Marta Martochka
Matryona Matryosha Matyoshenka Matryoshka
Milyena Mila Milochka Milka
Nadeshda Nadya Nadyenka
Nadyusha
Nadka
Natalya /
Natalia
Natasha Natashenka Natashka
Nina Nina Ninochka Ninka
Nonna Nonna Nonnochka Nonka
Nymphadora Nympha
Dora
Nymphochka Dorka
Olga Olya Olyenka
Olyechka
Olyona
Olka
Olesya Lesya Lesyenka Leska
Olympiada Lipa Lipochka Lipka
Oxana Xenya Xenyechka Oxanka
Xenka
Pelageya Pelageya Pelageyushka Pelageyka
Polina Polya Polinochka
Polinushka
Polinka
Polka
Praskovya Pasha Pashenka
Parasha
Pashka
Raisa Raya Rayenka Rayka
Rimma Rimma Rimochka Rimka
Rosa Rosa Rosochka Roska
Ruslana Ruslana
Lana
Ruslasha Ruslanka
Lanka
Shanna Shanna Shannochka Shanka
Serafima Sima
Fima
Simochka
Fimochka
Simka
Fimka
Sofia
Sonya Sonyechka Sonka
Stella Stella Stellochka Stellka
Svetlana Sveta Svetik
Svetochka
Svetka
Taisiya Taya
Tasya
Tayenka
Tasyenka
Tayka
Taska
Tamara Tamara Tamarochka Tamarka
Tatiana Tanya Tanyusha
Tanyechka
Tanka
Ulyana Ulya
Yulya
Yana
Ulyenka
Yulenka
Yanochka
Ulka
Yulka
Yanka
Valentina Valya Valyusha
Valyenka
Valka
Valeria Valera
Lera
Lerochka Lerka
Varvara Varya Veryenka Varka
Vasilisa Vasilisa Vasilisushka Vasiliska
Vera Vera Verochka Verka
Veronika Vika
Vira
Vikusha
Verochka
Verka
Viktoria Vika Vikusha
Violetta Viola Violochka Violka
Xenia Xenya Xyusha Xenka
Yekaterina Katya Katyusha
Katyen’ka
Kat’ka
Yelena (Elena) Lena Lenochka Lenka
Yelisaveta Lisa Lisonka Liska
Yeva (Eva) Yeva Yevochka Yevka
Yevdokiya Dunya
Dusya
Dunyasha
Dusyenka
Dunka
Duska
Yevgeniya
Shenya Shenechka Shenka
Yevfrosinya Frosya Frosyen’ka Fros’ka
Yulia (Julia)
Yulia Yulen’ka
Yulechka
Yulka
Zinaida Zina Zinochka
Zinulya
Zinka
Zoya Zoya Zoyenka
Zosya
Zoyka

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