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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Russian
Scripts Гагарин(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. Gag-a-reen  [key]
Other Forms FormsGagarina (Гагарина, feminine)

Meaning & History

A Russian surname derived from the word gagara, meaning loon (a waterbird, genus Gavia). Notable people with the surname include: Gagarin family, a Rurikid princely family.
Added 11/22/2015 by Tatiana
Edited 3/4/2020 by Mike C