Russian Girls' Names

The page is dedicated to Russian female 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 boys.

Russian name     English version     Short form     Diminutive        Familiar form    
Анна Anna Аня Анечка, Аннушка, Анюта Анька, Анка
Алла Alla - Аллочка Алка
Анастасия Anastasia Настя Настенька, Настёна Настька
Валерия Valeria Лера Лерочка Лерка
Варвара Barbara Варя Варенька Варька
Вера Vera - Верочка Верка
Вероника Veronika - Верониченька Вероничка
Галина Galina Галя Галочка Галька
Дарья Daria Даша Дашенька Дашка
Екатерина Ekaterina Катя Катенька, Катюша Катька
Елена Elena Лена Леночка Ленка
Елизавета Elisabet Лиза Лизонька, Лизок Лизка
Зинаида Zinaida Зина Зиночка Зинка
Инна Inna - Инночка Инка
Ирина Irina Ира Ирочка, Ириночка, Ириша Ирка, Иринка
Ксения Kseniya Ксюша Ксюшенька Ксюшка
Лариса Larisa Лара Ларочка Лариска
Лидия Lidiya Лида Лидочка Лидка
Людмила Lyudmila Люда, Люся, Мила Людочка, Люсенька Людка, Люська
Любовь Lyuba Люба Любочка, Любаша Любка
Мария, Марья Maria Маша Машенька, Маруся Машка
Марина Marina - Мариночка, Мариша Маринка
Наталья Natalia Наташа, Ната Наташенька Наташка
Надежда Nadezhda Надя Наденька Надька
Оксана Oksana - Оксаночка Оксанка
Ольга Olga Оля Оленька, Олечка Олька
Светлана Svetlana Света Светочка, Светик Светка
Татьяна Tatiana Таня Танечка, Танюшка Танька
Юлия Yulia Юля Юленька, Юлечка Юлька
Яна Yana - Яночка Янка

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