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Subject: Re: Yesenin
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: August 30, 2012 at 11:52 AM
Reply to: Yesenin by lac

Three possible explanations it seems -
1.From the dialect word yesenia, meaning Autumn, osen' in standard Russian. In this case it is taken to be a name or nickname for a child born in Autumn.
2. A diminutive form of the male given name Evsevii (Greek Eusebius)
3. A diminutive form of the male given name Yesip a variant of Yosip or Yosif (Joseph).

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  • Yesenin - lac  Aug 17 2012, 8:24 PM
    • Re: Yesenin - Jim Young  Aug 30 2012, 11:52 AM