Russian Dog Names

Have you ever wondered what a dog’s name in Russia is? Well, wonder no more! If you have just adopted or rescued a dog from Russia, then you probably want to know how to come up with a name for your four-legged friend.

The most important thing is to find a name that suits your dog’s personality. A great place to begin a name hunt is browsing through lists of Russian dog names.

Here are some dog name lists to get you started:

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Russian Female Dog Names

  • Alexandra
  • Alina
  • Alina: Russian for beautiful
  • Aliona: Light in Russian
  • Anastasia: Russian for rebirth or resurrection
  • Anastasiya
  • Anna
  • Anna: Russian way of writing Hannah
  • Anya
  • Anya: Russian for Anna.
  • Bagira : panther
  • Bella
  • Chaika : seagull
  • Changa
  • Daria
  • Darya
  • Darya Russian way of writing Darius.
  • Dasha
  • Ekaterina
  • Ekaterina: The pure one.
  • Elena
  • Elena: Russian way of spelling Helen.
  • Elizaveta: Elizabeth in Russian.
  • Evgenia: The noble one.
  • Faina: Perfect for the light of your life.
  • Fedosia: Ideal for God’s gift to your life.
  • Galina
  • Gennadiya         
  • Gretta
  • Helena
  • Inna
  • Irina
  • Irina: Russian for Irene.
  • Karina
  • Katerina
  • Katia: Pet name for Ekaterina.
  • Katja     
  • Katya
  • Kira
  • Ksana   
  • Ksenia
  • Ksenia: The hospitable and warm kind.
  • Kseniya
  • Lada
  • Laika
  • Lapa : darling
  • Laska : caress
  • Lena
  • Levka   
  • Lubov: Russian for love.
  • Mara    
  • Margarita
  • Maria: Russian way of writing Mary.
  • Marina: The one who belongs to the sea.
  • Mariya 
  • Masha: Pet name for Maria.
  • Masya : little one
  • Mila                      
  • Musya
  • Nastia  
  • Nastya
  • Natalia: Christmas in Russian
  • Natasha              
  • Nochka : night
  • Oksana
  • Olga
  • Olya      
  • Polina
  • Polya    
  • Pyshka : puff
  • Sasha
  • Shusha
  • Siren : lilac
  • Sol’ka / Solya : little sun
  • Sonya
  • Sveta    
  • Svetlana
  • Tati        
  • Tatiana
  • Tigra : tiger        
  • Troika : group of three
  • Tusya
  • Ulyana
  • Valentina            
  • Valeria
  • Vasilisa
  • Viktoriya
  • Vlada
  • Volya : freedom
  • Yulia
  • Zarya : dawn

Russian Male Dog Names

  • Aleksei
  • Alexandr
  • Alexei: Russian for defender.
  • Alexey
  • Anatoly
  • Anatoly:Sunrise in Russian.
  • Andrei
  • Andrey
  • Anton
  • Artem
  • Artur: Russian spelling of Arthur.
  • Artyom
  • Baltika          
  • Baron
  • Bimka
  • Bogdan
  • Bolik
  • Bolshoi: big
  • Bonya
  • Boris
  • Boris: Means a fighter.
  • Buka: surly
  • Daniil
  • Daniil: How Russians write Daniel.
  • Denis: Name derived from Dionysus.
  • Dima
  • Dmitriy
  • Dmitry
  • Dmitry: A follower of Demeter, the Greek God.
  • Dominik
  • Egor
  • Evgeny: Eugene in Russian.
  • Fedor
  • Fyodor: Ideal for God’s gift in your life.
  • Gleb
  • Gorbachev 
  • Grom: Thunder
  • Han: khan
  • Igor
  • Illia: Believer of God.
  • Ilya
  • Ivan
  • Ivan: Russian spelling of John.
  • Kaluga: City in Russia.
  • Kirill
  • Kirill: Lord in Russian.
  • Kizhi              
  • Kobel
  • Kolya
  • Konstantin
  • Konstantin: Russian for famous Christian Saint, Constantine.
  • Kosmos: outer space
  • Kostya
  • Kubik: little cube
  • Kukla            
  • Lev: lion
  • Lizun: smooch
  • Luchik
  • Makar: The blessed one.
  • Malchik       
  • Mansur
  • Mariinsky   
  • Maxim
  • Maxim: The greatest one.
  • Mikhail
  • Mikhail: Russian form of Michael.
  • Misha
  • Misha: Pet name for Mikhail.
  • Monya
  • Moskva       
  • Nikita
  • Nikita: One who can’t be conquered.
  • Nikolai
  • Novgorod
  • Oleg
  • Pasha
  • Pavel
  • Petersburg
  • Pusik
  • Putin            
  • Rebus: puzzle
  • Ro: Hero in Russian.
  • Roma
  • Roman
  • Ruslan
  • Sakharok    
  • Saratov        
  • Sasha
  • Schenok      
  • Sergei
  • Sergey
  • Sharapova  
  • Sharik: little ball
  • Siberia         
  • Slava
  • Stalin            
  • Sultan
  • Suzdal
  • Timur
  • Tomsk
  • Trotsky
  • Tsar : Russian King
  • Tuzik
  • Ufa                
  • Ural
  • Vadim
  • Valentin
  • Veterok
  • Vlad
  • Vladimir
  • Vladislav
  • Volga            
  • Volgograd   
  • Vulkan: volcano
  • Yaroslav
  • Zahar
  • Zhenya
  • Zver: beast

Russian Puppy Names

  • Afanas 
  • Afon     
  • Agripin
  • Akim     
  • Albina  
  • Aleks    
  • Aleksandr
  • Anatolii
  • Anisim
  • Apostol
  • Arkadi  
  • Arkhip
  • Arseni  
  • Bars      
  • Belka
  • Blini       
  • Bobik    
  • Bolshoi
  • Borsht  
  • Brynner
  • Chernobog
  • Chernushka       
  • Cosmonaut        
  • Damka
  • Demyan              
  • Desya
  • Dezik    
  • Dobrashin
  • Dymka
  • Efim      
  • Efrosin 
  • Evgeni
  • Fadei    
  • Feliks    
  • Feodosiy
  • Ferapont            
  • Filipp    
  • Flor       
  • Florentiy
  • Gagarin
  • Kissel
  • Kometka             
  • Kozyavka
  • Krasavka             
  • Laika     
  • Lisa
  • Lisichka
  • Malyshka
  • Mechta                
  • Mir
  • Modnitsa            
  • Mushka
  • Otvazhnaya       
  • Paskha 
  • Pchyolka             
  • Pelmeni              
  • Playa
  • Pushok
  • Rasputin
  • Ruble    
  • Ryzhik  
  • Shutka
  • Smelaya              
  • Snezhinka
  • Sobaka
  • Sputnik
  • Stravinsky          
  • Strelka
  • Sushki
  • Tolstoy
  • Tsygan 
  • Tsyganka            
  • Vadim  
  • Valentin              
  • Vanna  
  • Vlad      
  • Vladislav             
  • Vodka  
  • Vulkan 
  • Yasmin 
  • Yozhik  
  • Zahar
  • Zefir      
  • Zhemchuzhnaya
  • Zhenya
  • Zhulka  
  • Zia         
  • Zina       
  • Ziva       
  • Zvyozdochka

Unique Russian Dog names

  • Afanas 
  • Afon     
  • Agripin
  • Akim     
  • Albina  
  • Aleks    
  • Aleksandr
  • Anatolii
  • Anisim
  • Apostol
  • Arkadi  
  • Arkhip
  • Arseni  
  • Bars      
  • Belka
  • Blini       
  • Bobik    
  • Bolshoi
  • Borsht  
  • Brynner
  • Chernobog
  • Chernushka       
  • Cosmonaut        
  • Damka
  • Demyan              
  • Desya
  • Dezik    
  • Dobrashin
  • Dymka
  • Efim      
  • Efrosin 
  • Evgeni
  • Fadei    
  • Feliks    
  • Feodosiy
  • Ferapont            
  • Filipp    
  • Flor       
  • Florentiy
  • Gagarin
  • Kissel
  • Kometka             
  • Kozyavka
  • Krasavka             
  • Laika     
  • Lisa
  • Lisichka
  • Malyshka
  • Mechta                
  • Mir
  • Modnitsa            
  • Mushka
  • Otvazhnaya       
  • Paskha 
  • Pchyolka             
  • Pelmeni              
  • Playa
  • Pushok
  • Rasputin
  • Ruble    
  • Ryzhik  
  • Shutka
  • Smelaya              
  • Snezhinka
  • Sobaka
  • Sputnik
  • Stravinsky          
  • Strelka
  • Sushki
  • Tolstoy
  • Tsygan 
  • Tsyganka            
  • Vadim  
  • Valentin              
  • Vanna  
  • Vlad      
  • Vladislav             
  • Vodka  
  • Vulkan 
  • Yasmin 
  • Yozhik  
  • Zahar
  • Zefir      
  • Zhemchuzhnaya
  • Zhenya
  • Zhulka  
  • Zia         
  • Zina       
  • Ziva       
  • Zvyozdochka

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