What Makes Russian Name Specific and Familiar?

People give certain names to their children for various reasons such as to honor someone like a favored relative or famous person; maybe like your uncle Michael or late president John F. Kennedy because the name itself translates to something special, to provide a sense of uniqueness in the world or to be frivolous as […]

The Structure of Russian Names

If you have heard the Russian name for several times, whether from your Russian friends, the movies or books you have watched or read, you will be familiar with it. Maybe you already know that the full name of Russian is divided into three parts, these are the given name (имя), patronymic (фамилия), and surname […]