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Subject: Re: Yadryshnikov
Author: bareassed   (guest)
Date: October 7, 2006 at 8:13 AM
Reply to: Yadryshnikov by The LP

As a general rule most russian names end ov(male)or ova(female when a wife takes her husbands surname). There is a town in russia called Yadryshnikova which may be the orgin of the surname. for further refrence on russian surname origins:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Names_in_Russian_Empire,_Soviet_Union_and_CIS_countries

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