Russia Beyond The Headlines introduces the most notorious Russian villains and heroes who opposed Agent or fought on his side. Unlike many other Bond companions, Amasova is more than just a sex object. Although she wants Bond dead, she works with him to track down a nuclear submarine, captured by a millionaire intent on destroying civilization. Barbara Bach is the wife of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, whom she married in
And, as someone who was born with a very exotic and very-difficult-for-Americans-to-pronounce name, I don't want to see children subjected to unnecessary ridicule over something that could have easily been avoided.
I've made a number of baby name lists over the Russian women names, and today, I'm adding Russian baby names to the mix. I live in a Slavic country and am very familiar with most of these names firsthand, whether they be the names of immigrants like myself, or if they've been altered to fit the local dialect a bit.
I've included both Russian baby girl Names and Russian baby boy names.
Please note, these are simply my own personal favorites and not necessarily representative of statistics. Russian Girl Names 1. You don't have to have more reason than that to name your daughter this. I don't know why I don't hear this more often than I do; I love it. This is also a boy's name.
We all know this one from La Femme Nikita, right? Lots of mystique and sex appeal behind this name, which you may or may not want for your kid. Personally, I'd be thanking my parents if I'd been named this. I thought it was beautiful and asked my teachers why English names didn't sound that pretty.
Still love this name. This is another Russian name that makes me think of espionage, possibly because of Rocky and Bullwinkle. Besides, what little girl wouldn't love to be the most beautiful?? I have always thought this name was lovely.
She's a ballerina with a body to envy and eyes Elton John was probably singing about. Perfect for a little girl born on Valentine's Day! It just makes it look exotic somehow, doesn't it?
At the same time, it ought to be easy enough to pronounce.
Russian Boy Names 1. Turns out I like it quite a bit; possibly because it reminds me of the name Live, and the famous actor with the same name. Sorry, getting off track Lev is a lovely name for a little boy, especially if he happens to have been born a Leo!
The Russian name looks good when translated into the Latin alphabet, and will set your child apart from other kids of the same name, whilst still being very easy for anyone to pronounce. Was there a American woman who wasn't totally in love with the man?
The only issue with this name is that it sounds a lot like the surname McHale. No worries, you can always get around that by calling him Misha or Mishka. It's a pretty popular boy's name in some countries. Granted, I've not known too many cowboys by this name and I've known a few but I have known a few intellectuals who were quite happy with it.
Conjurs up images of sexy KGB spies and vodka.
Ok, so maybe that's not what you're going for -- but if it is, this is as good a name as any. God is my strength This is, I believe, the Russian equivilient of Gabriel.
I am, of course, partial to that name in any form, given how much I adore Gabriel Byrne, so I wouldn't hesitate to name my child this if I wanted to use a Russian name.
I find this a perfectly awesome name now, and I prefer the Russian spelling above other versions. This is another name that makes me think of sexy KGB spies and vodka.Sexy names tend to have Latin roots, double letters and end in an "o" for boys or an "a," for girls, says an online survey at a naming website.
Russian Background. With almost million people and Moscow as the capital, Russia has always had a complicated history.
Under the repressive regimes of Tsars, Bolsheviks and eventually the Communist Party, one would hardly find a country in the world with larger cultural and social differences. The first name is a given name like Жанна or Сергей. The second name is a patronymic. The second name is a patronymic.
Finally, there is a family name or surname. Russian last names are similar to last names in English, but there are male forms and female forms of Russian last names, with female forms generally adding an "a." For example, a man and a woman with the same last name of Pushkin would be properly Pushkin for the man and Pushkina for the woman.
Pages in category "Russian feminine given names" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). A list of Russian Names for Girls. Includes original name in Russian, English translation, pronunciation, and meaning.