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Characters: Russian names and surnames

From the vast steppes to the grand cities, Russia is a land of immense beauty and profound history. Its culture, marked by literature, ballet, and grand architecture, is equally reflected in the elegance and uniqueness of its names and surnames. Below is a compilation of the 50 most popular Russian female names, 50 most popular Russian male names, and 50 most common Russian surnames, showcasing the timeless allure and depth of Russian nomenclature. The names and surnames are listed in order of their prevalence in Russia.



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50 Most Popular Russian Female Names:

  1. Anastasia

  2. Maria

  3. Anna

  4. Daria

  5. Yulia

  6. Elena

  7. Olga

  8. Natalya

  9. Ekaterina

  10. Tatiana

  11. Alexandra

  12. Polina

  13. Irina

  14. Ksenia

  15. Alina

  16. Veronika

  17. Victoria

  18. Sofia

  19. Margarita

  20. Valeria

  21. Alyona

  22. Svetlana

  23. Kristina

  24. Lyudmila

  25. Nina

  26. Marina

  27. Galina

  28. Inna

  29. Oksana

  30. Lidia

  31. Larisa

  32. Alla

  33. Vera

  34. Elena

  35. Zoya

  36. Nadezhda

  37. Nika

  38. Diana

  39. Yekaterina

  40. Svetlana

  41. Arina

  42. Varvara

  43. Liliya

  44. Elizaveta

  45. Vasilisa

  46. Alevtina

  47. Yana

  48. Albina

  49. Anastasiya

  50. Tamara


50 Most Popular Russian Male Names:

  1. Alexander

  2. Dmitry

  3. Maxim

  4. Ivan

  5. Artem

  6. Nikita

  7. Mikhail

  8. Andrey

  9. Alexey

  10. Sergei

  11. Vladimir

  12. Yegor

  13. Roman

  14. Kirill

  15. Pavel

  16. Ilya

  17. Vladislav

  18. Nikolay

  19. Yury

  20. Fyodor

  21. Denis

  22. Yaroslav

  23. Gennady

  24. Konstantin

  25. Vyacheslav

  26. Timur

  27. Valery

  28. Leonid

  29. Boris

  30. Stanislav

  31. Gleb

  32. Oleg

  33. Anton

  34. Igor

  35. Yevgeny

  36. Viktor

  37. Vyacheslav

  38. Vadim

  39. Rinat

  40. Artur

  41. Ruslan

  42. Grigory

  43. Daniil

  44. Timofey

  45. Semyon

  46. Anatoly

  47. Bogdan

  48. Roman

  49. Zakhar

  50. Arseny


50 Most Common Russian Surnames:

  1. Ivanov

  2. Smirnov

  3. Kuznetsov

  4. Popov

  5. Vasiliev

  6. Petrov

  7. Sokolov

  8. Mikhailov

  9. Novikov

  10. Fedorov

  11. Morozov

  12. Volkov

  13. Alexeyev

  14. Lebedev

  15. Semenov

  16. Egorov

  17. Pavlov

  18. Kozlov

  19. Stepnov

  20. Nikitin

  21. Zaitsev

  22. Sorokin

  23. Romanov

  24. Borisov

  25. Korolev

  26. Golubev

  27. Karpov

  28. Naumov

  29. Maslov

  30. Antonov

  31. Lobanov

  32. Orlov

  33. Krylov

  34. Belyaev

  35. Bogdanov

  36. Pavlyuchenko

  37. Baranov

  38. Panov

  39. Tyurin

  40. Gromov

  41. Chistyakov

  42. Vinogradov

  43. Belov

  44. Medvedev

  45. Ustinov

  46. Zuev

  47. Shilov

  48. Bykov

  49. Nazarenko

  50. Samsonov

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