Russian Boys' Names

The table below has everything you need to know about Russian male names. It includes the original form of the name (used mostly in official situations along with the patronymic and surname), as well as the short form, the diminutive, and the familiar forms (which are much more informal, used among friends and foes). The stressed vowels in names are highlighted in red. In addition, you may want to check out a list of Russian names for girls.

Russian name     English version     Short form     Diminutive        Familiar form    
Александр Alexander Саша, Шура Cашенька, Шурочка Сашка, Шурка
Алексей Alexey Лёша, Алёша Лёшенька, Алёшенька Лёшка, Лёха
Анатолий Anatoly Толя Толенька Толька, Толик, Толян
Андрей Andrey Андрюша Андрюшенька Андрюха
Антон Anton Антоша, Тоша Антошенька, Тошенька Тоха
Борис Boris Боря Боренька Борька
Вадим Vadim Вадик Вадичка Вадька
Виктор Victor Витя Витенька Витька
Владимир Vladimir Володя, Вова Володенька, Вовочка Володька, Вован
Дмитрий Dmitriy Дима Димочка Димка, Димон
Евгений Evgeny Женя Женечка Женька
Иван Ivan Ваня Ванечка Ванька
Игорь Igor - Игорёк Гоша
Кирилл Kirill - Кирюша Кирюха
Михаил Mikhail Миша Мишенька Мишка
Николай Nikolai Коля Коленька Колька, Колян
Олег Oleg - Олеженька Олежка
Павел Pavel Паша Пашенька, Павлик Пашка
Пётр Peter Петя Петенька Петька
Роман Roman Рома Ромочка Ромка
Сергей Sergey Серёжа Серёженька Серёжка
Степан Stepan Стёпа Стёпочка Стёпка
Юрий Yuriy Юра Юрочка Юрка

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