Russian Submitted Surnames

Russian names are used in the country of Russia and in Russian-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Russian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Koryakin Корякин Russian
Kosarin Polish, Russian, Jewish
Derived from the surname Kosarinsky.
Koshkov Кошков Russian (Rare)
Possibly from Russian кошка (koshka) "cat".
Kostikov Костиков Russian
Means "son of Kostik".
Kotelnikov Котельников Russian
From Russian котел (kotel) meaning "cauldron".
Kotrikadze Котрикадзе Russian
Kozar Козарь Ukrainian, Russian, Croatian, Slovene
Means “goatherd”.
Kozhemyakin Кожемякин Russian
Derived from Russian кожемяка (kozhemyaka) meaning "currier, tanner".
Kozorev Козорев Russian
From kozyr, meaning "trump".
Kozyrev Козырев Russian
From Russian козырь (kozyr) meaning "high standing collar" or "canopy" or "head of a sleigh".
Kozyreva Козырева Russian
Feminine form of Kozyrev.
Krasnoff Краснофф Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish
Variant of Krasnov.
Krasnov Краснов Russian
From Russian красный (krasniy) meaning "red".
Krasnoyarsky Russian
The habitational name from Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia.
Krechetov Кречетов Russian
From krechet, meaning "gyrfalcon".
Krestovozdvizhensky Крестовоздвиженский Russian (Rare)
Krishtofovich Криштофович Russian
Russian form of Kryštafovič.
Kristofovich Кристофович Russian
Russified variant of Krishtofovich meaning "son of Kristof".
Krivov Кривов Russian
From krivoi, meaning "crooked".
Krolikov Кроликов Russian
Patronymic surname derived from Russian кролик (krolik) meaning "male rabbit".
Kruchina Кручина Russian
Derived from Russian кручина (kruchina) meaning "sorrow, sadness".
Kruglov Круглов Russian
From kruglyi, meaning "round".
Kruglova Круглова Russian
Feminine form of Kruglov.
Krupnykh Крупных Russian
Derived from Russian крупный (krupny) meaning "big, massive".
Kruzhkin Кружкин Russian
Derived from Russian кружка (kruzhka) meaning "cup, mug, tankard". This may have been a nickname either for a drinker or a cupmaker.
Krygin Крыгин Russian
Derived from dialectal Russian крыга (kryga) meaning "ice floe".
Krysin Крысин Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from Russian крыса (krysa) meaning "rat".
Kryuchkov Крючков Russian
From kryuchok, meaning "hook".
Kryukov Крюков Russian
From kryuk, meaning "hook".
Kudashev Кудашев Bashkir, Tatar, Russian
Means "son of Kudash", from a given name of Mordvin or Turkic origin possibly meaning "woman's son" or "wife's son", referring to a boy born from one father and another mother (in relation to his half-siblings)... [more]
Kudrin Кудрин Russian
From kudra, meaning "curly-haired".
Kudryavtsev Кудрявцев Russian
From kudryavtsa, meaning "curly-haired".
Kukhtin Кухтин Russian
From kukhta, meaning "hoarfrost".
Kulakov Russian
Meaning "son of a peasant."
Kulick Russian
Meaning unknown, most likely to derive from the russian word кулик (kulic) which translated means "sandpiper".
Kupina Купина Croatian, Russian
The Croatian form is derived from kupina, meaning "blackberry". The Russian form is derived from Неопалимая купина (Neopalimaya Kupina), referring to the burning bush from the Book of Exodus.
Kuritsyn Курицын Russian
Derived from Russian курица (kuritsa) meaning "chicken".
Kuropatkin Куропаткин Russian
Derived from Russian куропатка (kuropatka) meaning "partridge".
Kuryakin Курянин Russian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Koryakin.
Kuzin Кузин Russian
Means "son of Kuzya".
Kuzina Кузина Russian
Feminine form of Kuzin.
Kuzmin Кузмин Russian, Ukrainian
Means "son of Kuzma".
Kuznets кузнец Russian
The Russian variation of Smith.
Lapin Лапин Russian
From lapa, meaning "paw".
Larichev Ларичев Russian
Derived from a diminutive form Larya of the Russian monastic name Illarion.
Larin Ларин Russian
Means "son of Larya".
Larkichev Ларкичев Russian
Derived from a diminutive form Larka of the Russian monastic name Illarion.
Laskin Ласкин Russian
Derived from Russian ласка (laska) meaning "weasel" or "endearment, favour".
Lavrentiev Russian
Variant transcription of Lavrentyev.
Lavrentieva Лаврентьева Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Лаврентьева (see Lavrentyeva).
Lavrentiyev Russian
Variant transcription of Lavrentyev.
Lavrentyev Лаврентьев Russian
Means "son of Lavrentiy."
Lavrentyeva Лаврентьева Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Лаврентьев (see Lavrentyev).
Lavrov Лавров, Лаврова Russian
Lavrova is feminine for Lavrov.
Lazarev Лазарев Russian
Means "son of Lazar".
Lbov Лбов Russian
Derived either from Russian лоб (lob) meaning "forehead" or from the name of the Elbe river meaning "river".
Leonidov Леонидов Russian
Means "son of Leonid."
Leonov Леонов Russian
Means "son of Leon".
Leonova Леонова Russian
Feminine form of Leonov
Lesnikov Лесников Russian
From lesnik, meaning "forester".
Levandovsky Левандовский Russian
Russian form of Lewandowski.
Levanov Леванов Russian
Means "son of Levan".
Levin Jewish, Lithuanian, Belarusian, German, Russian, French (Quebec, Anglicized), Various
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of Levy. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name Levin... [more]
Leviyev Левиев Russian, Jewish
Means "son of Levi".
Levsha Левша Russian
Means "left-handed" in Russian.
Leyn Лейн Russian
Russian variant of Lane 1, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Leyn Лейн Russian, Jewish
Russian surname of unclear origin. This may be a matronymic surname derived from the Jewish name Leah meaning "weary".
Lezhebokov Лежебоков Russian
From lezheboka, meaning "sluggard".
Lichevsky Russian
Russian form of Liszewski.
Lipinets Липинец Russian (Rare)
Lipinsky Липинский Russian
Russian form of Lipiński.
Lirnik Лирник Belarusian, Polish, Russian
Belarusian, Polish and Russian form of Lirnyk.
Lisitsyn Лисицын Russian
Derived from Russian лисица (lisitsa) meaning "fox".
Listopad Листопад Polish, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Polish listopad "November (month)".
Litvin Литвин Russian
Denoted someone from Lithuania.
Litvina Литвина Russian
Feminine form of Litvin.
Litvinchuk Литвинчук Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian
Derived from Russian литвин (litvin) historically denoting a Lithuanian or Belarusian person.
Lomachenko Ломаченко Ukrainian, Russian
Derived from Ukrainian ломач (lomach) meaning "bonfire".
Lopata Лопата Russian, Ukrainian
Derived either from Russian лопата (lopata) or Ukrainian лопата (lopata) both meaning "spade, shovel". This may have been a nickname for a digger or a truck farmer.
Lopatin Лопатин Russian
Occupational name derived from Russian лопата (lopata) meaning "shovel, spade".
Luferov Луферов Russian
Derived from the Russian monastic name Yelevfery, derived from Greek ἐλεύθερος (eleutheros) meaning "free".
Lukin Лукин Russian
From luka, meaning "onion".
Lukyanov Лукьянов Russian
Means "son of Lukyan".
Lunin Лунин Russian
Lyakhov Ляхов Russian
Derived from Russian лях (lyakh) meaning "Pole".
Lyashkevich Ляшкевич Russian
Derived from Russian лях (lyakh) meaning "Pole".
Lykov Лыков Russian
Derived from Russian лыко (lyko) meaning "bast". The founder of the surname may have been a shoemaker or a ropemaker.
Lyskin Лыскин Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived either from Belarusian лысы (lysy) or Russian лысый (lysy) or Ukrainian лисий (lysyi) all meaning "bald, bald-headed, hairless".
Makar Макар Russian
From the given name Makar.
Makhnev Махнев Russian
Makovoza Baltic (Latinized, Rare), German (Latinized, Rare), Russian (Rare)
There is no history of the name just a family name I on't know if some people have it as a first name too.
Maksim Максим Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Macedonian
From the given name Maksim.
Malakov Малаков Russian
Malaya Малая Russian, Ukrainian
From Russian малый (maliy) or Ukrainian малий (malyy) both meaning "small, little", used as a nickname for a small child or a person who was thin or short in stature. Alternately, it may have come from Tatar малай (malay) meaning "boy, son" or "apprentice".
Malenkov Маленков Russian
Malenkov Маленков Russian
Patronymic derived from Russian маленький (malen'kiy) meaning "little, small". The Soviet leader Georgy Malenkov (1902-1988) was a notable bearer of this name.
Malenkova Маленкова Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Маленков (see Malenkov).
Malinov Малинов Bulgarian, Russian
From Bulgarian and Russian малина (malina) meaning "raspberry", probably indicating a person who lived near a raspberry bush.
Malinovsky Малиновский Russian
Malinovskyi Малиновский Russian
Variant transcription of Malinovsky.
Malov Малов Russian
From malo, meaning "small".
Malykhin Малыхин Russian, Ukrainian
Mamontov Мамонтов Russian
Derived from the Russian word mamont meaning “mammoth”
Manuschki Russian (Rare)
Means ''Guider, Discipline, Adventurer''
Marcov Russian
Variant of Markov.
Marinuchi Маринучи Russian
Spelling variation oF "Marinucci"
Markianov Маркьянов Russian
Russian form of Markiyanov.
Markin Маркин Russian
Means "son of Mark".
Markoff Маркофф Russian (Americanized)
Americanised form of Markov.
Markovnikov Марковников Russian (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Markov.
Martinovich Russian
Means "Son of Martin".
Mashin Машин Russian
Matronymic surname derived from a diminutive Masha of the Russian given name Mariya.
Maslov Маслов Russian, Jewish
Derived from Russian масло (maslo) meaning "butter", originally used as an occupational name for someone who worked as a dairyman or sold dairy products.
Mauk Czech, Russian
The word Mauk is the Eastern European meaning for night. In the early ages a small group of people in the area now known to be in or around Russia and the czech republic founded this word and made it their name... [more]
Maximoff Максимов Russian
Variant transcription of Maksimov.
Maximov Максимов Russian
Alternate transcription of Maksimov.
Maximova Максимова Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Максимова (see Maksimova).
Maximovich Максимович Russian
Means "son of Maxim".
Mazanov Мазанов Russian
Mekhovoy Меховой Russian
Means "fur" or "furry" in Russian.
Melnichuk Мельничук Russian, Ukrainian (Russified)
Means "son of the miller".
Melnikov Мельников Russian
Patronymic from Russian мельник (melnik) meaning "miller"
Melnikova Мельникова Russian
Feminine form of Melnikov.
Mendeleev Менделеев Russian
Meaning uncertain. A famous bearer was Dimitri Mendeleev (1834-1907), a Russian chemist who developed an early model of the periodic table.
Mendeleyev Менделеев, Менделеева Russian
Variant transcription of Mendeleev.
Metla Метла Russian
Derived from Russian метла (metla) meaning "broom, besom".
Mikhail Михаил Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian
From the given name Mikhail.
Mikhailenko Михайленко Russian
Russian transcription of Ukrainian Михайленко (see Mykhaylenko).
Mikhaylenko Михайленко Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Михайленко (see Mikhailenko).
Mikhin Михин Russian
Means "son of Mikha".
Mikin Микин Russian
Means "son of Mika".
Mikryukov Микрюков Russian
From a diminutive of the given name Nikolay.
Mikulin Микулин Russian
Means "son of Mikula".
Milan Милан Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Russian
From the given name Milan, a derivative of names such as Bohumil and Miloslav, containing the Slavic elements mil or milu meaning ‘grace, favor, dear’.
Milashin Милашин Russian
Derived from a diminutive Milasha of various Russian given names.
Milenin Миленин Russian
Matronymic surname derived from the Russian name Milena.
Minaev Минаев Russian
Means "son of Mina".
Minayev Минаев Russian
Alternate transcription of Minaev.
Minsky Мінскі, Минский Belarusian, Russian
Refers to the city named "Minsk" in Belarus.
Mironov Миронов Russian
Means "son of Miron 1".
Mironova Миронова Russian
Feminine form of Mironov.
Misha миша Russian
Mishkin Мишкин Russian
Derived from the given name Mishka, a diminutive of Mikhail.
Mishkina Мишкина Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Мишкин (see Mishkin).
Mitin Митин Russian
Means "son of Mitya".
Mitrov Митров Russian
Means "son of Mitro".
Mitskevich Мицкевич Belarusian, Russian
Derived either from a diminutive form Micek of the Polish given name Mikołaj or from a diminutive form Mitska of Belarusian given names Dzmitry and Zmitser or less likely from other names that begin with mi... [more]
Mogilevsky Могилевский Russian, Jewish (?)
Not available.
Moiseyev Моисеев Russian
Means "son of Moisey".
Moiseyeva Моисеева Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Моисеев (see Moiseyev).
Mokh Мох Russian
Derived from Russian мох (mokh) meaning "moss".
Mokin Мокин Russian
Molchan Молчан Russian, Ukrainian
From the Russian word молчан meaning "silent" it was often used as a nickname for someone who was soft-spoken and as a given name following Baptism
Moldovsky Молдовский Russian
One who came from Moldova.
Molotov Молотов Russian
From Russian молот (molot) meaning "hammer", indicating someone who worked with hammers.
Molotova Молотова Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Молотов (see Molotov).
Morkovin Морковин Russian
From Russian морковь (morkov) meaning "carrot".
Moskovsky Московский Russian
Habitational name for someone from Moscow.
Moskva Москва Russian
Derived from the Russian word Москва meaning "Moscow".
Moskvichev Москвичев Russian
Mouravieff Моуравиефф Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Muchnik Russian, Jewish
Jewish name, from the Russian, meaning "flour merchant".
Mukhin Мухин Russian
From Russian муха (mukha) meaning "fly".
Muravyov Муравьёв Russian
Means 'son of Ant'.
Muravyov-Amursky Russian (Rare)
Combination of surname Muravyov and Amursky. The famous bearer of this surname is Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, who played a major role in the expansion of the Russian Empire into the Amur River basin and to the shores of the Sea of Japan.
Mushket мушкет Russian, Ukrainian
Means "musket, matchlock" from Russian "mušket" - maybe a nickname of some bandit.
Musin Мусин Tatar, Bashkir, Russian, Kazakh
From the given name Musa.
Muslimov Муслимов Russian, Muslim
Means "son of Muslim".
Muzhikov Мужиков Russian
From Russian мужик (muzhik) referring to a peasant from the Tsarist era.
Muzyka Музыка Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Derived either from Belarusian музыка (muzyka) or Ukrainian музика (muzyka), both possibly derived from German Musiker meaning "musician".
Myshenov Мышьенов Russian
The first part of the name, mysh actually means mouse!
Myshkin Мы́шкин Russian
Myshkin is the possessive case of the diminutive of the word 'mouse'.
Mysho Мишо Polish, Russian
Russian and Polish forms of Michaux.
Nadein Надеин Russian
Means "son of Nadei".
Nadezhkin Надежкин Russian
Derived from Russian надежда (nadezhda) meaning "hope".
Nadezhkina Надежкина Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Надежкин (see Nadezhkin).
Nadyozhkin Надёжкин Russian
Derived from Russian надёжа (nadyozha) meaning "hope".
Nadyozhkina Надёжкина Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Надёжкин (see Nadyozhkin).
Nagórny Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
Place name for someone from multiple cites of Russia named Nagornoye and Nagorny, itself derived from the The prefix Nagorno- that derives from the Russian attributive adjective nagorny (нагорный), which means "highland".
Nagoy Нагой Russian
Derived from Russian нагой (nagoy) meaning "nude, naked, bare".
Naryshkin Нарышкин Russian
Russian surname of unclear, possibly Crimean Tatar origin. One of the most famous bearers is Natalya Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia and mother of Tsar Peter I of Russia.
Nata Russian
From the given name Nata.
Navalny Навальный Russian
Navorski Наворски Russian
Nazarov Назаров Russian
Means "son of Nazar".
Nazarova Назарова Russian
Feminine form of Nazarov.
Nazimova Назимова Russian, Literature
Notable users of the name includes the Russian silent screen star Alla Nazimova (1879-1945) and the heroine of the Russian novel 'Children of the Streets', Nadezhda Nazimova.
Neisingh Нейсингх South Slavic, Ukrainian, Russian, Dutch
The surname Neisingh is of Dutch and Slavic origin, It's derived from the English last name Nelson 1 meaning son of Neal.
Neizvestny Неизвестный Russian
Derived from Russian неизвестный (neizvestny) meaning "unknown" or "stranger".
Nekrasova Некрасова f Russian, Belarusian
Feminine form of Nekrasov.
Nemirov Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
Nemirovsky Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate of Nemirov
Nemoy немой Russian
Derived from German Nemetz (“dumb” as in “mute”)
Neronov Неронов Russian
Means "son of Neron".
Neshchadim Нещадим Russian
Derived from Russian нещадный (neshchadny) meaning "merciless".
Nevolin Неволин Russian
In the old days "Nilly", called the lack of freedom, obedience to the will of another. Such negative names were given then, that they defended the man and drove him from unhappiness.
Nikashin Никашин Russian
Derived from a diminutive form Nikasha of various Russian given names.
Nikiforov Никифоров Russian
Means "son of Nikifor".
Nikitov Никитов Russian
Means "son of Nikita 1".
Nikittsev Никитцев Russian
Derived from a diminutive of the Russian given name Nikita 1.
Nikolaiev Russian
Means "son of Nikolay."
Nikolaychuk Николайчук Russian
From the given name Nikolay.
Nikonov Никонов Russian
Patronymic from the given name Nikon.
Nikulin Никулин Russian
From the given name Nikolay.
Nosov Носов Russian
From nos, meaning "nose".
Novakovsky Новако́вский Russian
Russian form of Nowakowski.
Novgorodsky Новгородский Russian, Belarusian
Refers to the region named "Novgorod" in Russia.
Novichkov Новичков Russian
Novitskaya Новицкая Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Feminine transcription of Belarusian Навіцкі, Russian Новицкий and Ukrainian Новицький (see Novitsky).
Novitsky Новицкий Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Nowicki.
Novoseltsev Новосельцев Russian
Novoseltseva Новосельцева Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Новосельцев (see Novoseltsev).
Nureyev Нуреев Russian, Tatar, Bashkir
Alternate transcription of Russian Нуреев and Tatar/Bashkir Нуриев (see Nuriev).
Nureyeva Нуреева Russian, Tatar, Bashkir
Feminine variant of Nureyev.
Obolensky Оболенский Russian
Indicates familial origin within the village of Obolensk in the Kaluga Oblast, Russia. This was the name of a Russian aristocrat family of the Rurik Dynasty.
Obukhov Обухов Russian
Occupational name for a lumberjack or a maker of axes, derived from Russian обух (obukh) meaning "butt" (referring to the thicker end of a tool or weapon like an axe).
Ogishin Огишин Russian, Ukrainian
Variant of Ageyev (Агеев), derived from Ukrainian given name Ogiy (Огiй)
Ogishina Огишина Russian, Ukrainian
Feminine form of Ogishin (Огишин)
Ogiyenko Огиенко Russian, Ukrainian
Variant of Ageyev (Агеев), derived from Ukrainian given name Ogiy (Огiй)
Ogorodnikov Огородников Russian
From Russian огородник (ogorodnik) meaning "truck farmer, market gardener".
Ogorodnikova Огоро́дникова Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Огоро́дников (see Ogorodnikov).
Okhlopkov Охло́пков Yakut, Russian
Oksyonov Оксёнов Russian
Variant of Aksyonov (Аксёнов)
Oksyonova Оксёнова Russian
Feminine form of Oksyonov (Оксёнов)
Oktyabrskaya Октябрьская Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Октябрьский (see Oktyabrsky).
Oktyabrsky Октябрьский Russian
Meaning "October" in Russian, it often refers to the October Revolution of November 1917, a coup led by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) and the Bolshevik Party.
Olferyev Олферьев Russian
Variant of Alferyev.
Omelchuk Russian
This name migrates from Russia/Belarus and has also been found in the Island of Cyprus. The name could be attributed to the surname 'Damon' disapearing as there was a 'Damon' family in the 1600's with locations unknown... [more]
Onufriyenko Онуфриенко Ukrainian, Russian
From the rare given name Onufriy.
Orekhov Орехов Russian
From orekh, meaning "nut".
Orfanov Орфанов Russian
Derived from Greek ὀρφανός (orphanos) meaning "orphan".
Orloff Russian
Jewish ornamental of Orlov.
Osip Осип Russian
From the given name Osip.
Osipov Осипов Russian
Means "son of Osip".
Osipova Осипова Russian
Feminine form of Osipov.
Ostanin Останин Russian
From any of several diminutives of the given name Evstafiy or Evstakhiy.
Ostrikov Остриков Russian
From ostrik, meaning "sharp".
Ovechkin Овечкин Russian
Patronymic derived from Russian овечка (ovechka) meaning "lamb". A famous bearer is the Russian hockey player Alexander Ovechkin (1985-).
Ovechkina Овечкина Russian
Feminine transcription of Russian Овечкин (see Ovechkin).
Ozarovskaya Озаровская Russian
Feminine form of Ozarovsky (Озаровский)
Ozarovsky Озаровский Russian
Variant of Azarov (Азаров)
Ozerov Озеров Russian
From Russian озеро (ozero) meaning "lake".
Panaiotievich Russian (Rare)
Means "Son of Panagiotis" in Russian