Russian Male Dog Names

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Here is a list of Russian male dog names starting with A to K (capitals for stress):

A

Afonya (a-FO-nya) – hypocorism for Afanasiy

Alyi (A-lyj) - scarlet

Alyosha (a-LYO-sha) – Russian name

Amur (a-MOOR) – Siberian river

Ataman (ata-MAN) – ataman, the Cossack chief

Azhur (a-ZHOOR) – lace

(Photo Credit: Ferlinka Borzoi (Deb West)/Flickr )

B

Baikal (baj-KAL) – lake in Siberia

Balhash (bal-HASH) - lake in Siberia

Barhat (BAR-hat) – velvet

Baron (ba-RON) - baron

Bars (BARS) – snow leopard

Bimka (BEEM-ka) – pet’s name

Bolik (BO-lik) – pet name

Bolshoi (bol-SHOI) – big

Bonya (BO-nja) - hypocorism for Boris

Boris (bo-RIS) - Russian name

Boyarin (boja-RIN) – aristocrat in medieval Russia

Buka (BOO-ka) - surly

Buyan (bu-JAN) – brawler

C

Chekhov (CHE-khov) – Russian writer

Chernouh (tcherno-OOH) – black eared

Chernysh (CHER-nysh) – blackie

Chingiz (chin-GIZ) – oriental name

Chum (CHOOM) – tent of skins

D

Danya (DA-nja) – hypocorism for Daniel

Dezik (DE-zik) – pet name

Don (DON) – Russian river

Drug (DROOG) - friend

Druzhok (dru-ZHOK) – buddy

E

Elisei (eli-SEJ) – Russian name

Elizar (eli-ZAR) – Russian name

Enisei (Eni-SEJ) – Siberian river

F

Filya (FI-lja) – clumsy, or hypocorism for Philemon

Frant (FRANT) - dandy

Funtik (FOON-tik) – hypocorism for pound

Fyodor (FJO-dor) – Russian name

Caucasian dog puppy

G

Gagarin (ga-GA-rin) – the family name of the first man in space.

Gordyi (GOR-dyj) - proud

Gosha (GO-sha) - hypocorism for Georgiy

Graf (GRAF) – count

Grom (GROM) - thunder

Groznyi (GROZ-nyj) - terrible

H

Han – (HAN) - khan

I

Ilya (i-LYA) – Russian name

Ilyusha (i-LJOO-sha) – hypocorism for Ilya

Indus (in-DOOS) – Hindu man

Irtysh (ir-TYSH) – lake in Siberia

Ivan (ee-VAN) – Russian name

Izyum (ee-ZYUM) – raisins

K

Kagor (ka-GOR) – sort of vine

Kalif (ka-LIF) - caliph

Kapitan (ka-pi-TAN) - captain

Kashmir (kash-MIR) - Kashmir

Kazak (ka-ZAK) - Cossack

Kazbek (kaz-BEK) – Caucasian mountain

Klim (KLIM) – Russian name

Korzhik (KOR-zhik) - cracker

Koshmarik (kosh-MA-rik) – little nightmare

Kosmos (KOS-mos) – outer space

Kubik (KOO-bik) – little cube

Kesha (KE-sha) - hypocorism for Innokentiy

L

Lev (LEV) - lion

Lihodei (leeho-DEJ) - evildoer

Lizun (lee-ZUN) – smooch

Lyutyi (LYOO-tyj) - fierce

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Comments

    • dave says

      Great name!

      We're picking up our BRT pup on July 20. Still trying to think of a good name, maybe even as good as Koba.

      best, Dave

      • admin says

        Congratulations! If you send us a story about your new pup and a couple of pictures, we'll be glad to publish it.

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