Russian Submitted Surnames
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TARTAKOVSKY Jewish, Russian
A bearer of this surname is Gennady "Genndy" Tartakovsky, A Russian-American director, animator, and producer.
TKHAKUSHINOV Circassian, Russian
Russified form of a Circassian family name. A notable bearer is Aslan
Tkhakushinov (1947-), the former Head of the Republic of Adygea, Russia.
Means "the fat" from Russian толстый (tolstyy)
meaning "thick, stout, fat". This was the name of a Russian family of nobility; a notable member was Count Lev
"Leo" Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian writer.
Derived from the former city of Tsaritsyn, once known as Stalingrad and currently Volgograd.
Someone who is a descendent of a person who worked for the Tsar or Emperor.
Means "son of Ulyan
". This was the birth surname of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin.
From Slavic urush
which means "warrior". This was the surname of a noble family in Russia.
This indicates familial origin within the vicinity of the Volkona river south of Moscow. This was the name of a Russian family of nobility.
Derived from the Russian word voron
, meaning "raven". Possibly refers to a dark haired, or harsh voiced individual.
Grigori Yefimovich who is best known as "Rasputin" was a Russian peasant, mystic and private adviser to the Romanovs (Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Tsarina Alexandra in the early 20th century).
The Yusupovs were a Russian noble family descended from the monarchs of the Nogai Horde who, in the 18th and 19th centuries, were renowned for their immense wealth, philanthropy and art collections... [more]
Russian surname, likely a derivative of the given name Zakhey
combined with the Russian suffix "-ev" ("of"), therefore meaning "of Zakhey."... [more]
ZYK Russian, Belarusian
A Russian name now found in Belarus and other areas around "white Russia". Literally translates to the Russian word "beetle". It's pronounced "Z'ook" and has taken on other forms of spelling, such as; Zuck, Tzook, Shyk, etc.