Russian Male Dog Names

Here is a list of Russian male dog names (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

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

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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M

Maksim (ma-KSIM) – Russian name  

Malysh (ma-LYSH) – little one

Mamsik (MAM-sik) – infant

Milash (mee-LASH) – nicie

Miron (mee-RON) – Russian name

Monya (MO-nja) – pet name

Mordash (mor-DUSH) – big faced

Muhtar (MOOH-tar) – oriental name

N

Neman (NE-man) – Russian river

Nestor (NES-tor) – Russian name

O

Ohotnik (o-HOT-nik) – hunter

Ovchar (ov-CHAR) – shepherd

P

Pirs (PIRS) – pier

Plyushik (PLYOO-shik) – plushy

Pocelui (potse-LOOJ) – a kiss

Polkan (pol-KAN) – Russian centaur

Ponchik (PON-chik) – donut

Priboi (pri-BOJ) – breakers

Prohor (PRO-hor) – Russian name

Puf (POOF) – pouf (a seat)

Pushkin (POOSH-kin) – Russian poet

Pushok (poo-SHOK) – fluff

Pusik (POO-sik) – pet name

Puzan – (poo-ZAN) – paunchy

R

Rad (RAD) – Russian name

Radzha (ra-DZHA) – rajah

Rasputin (ras-POO-tin) – lover of the Russian queen

Rasstegai (ras-ste-GAJ) – Russian pastry

Ratimir (rati-MIR) – Russian name

Rebus (RE-bus) – puzzle

Romka (ROM-ka) – hypocorism for Roman

Ryzhik (RY-zhik) – ginger

S

Sasha (SA-sha) – hypocorism for Aleksandr

Seva (SJE-va) – hypocorism for Vsevolod  

Shah (SHAH) – shah

Shaman (sha-MAN) – shaman

Sharik (SHA-rik) – little ball

Shmel (SHMEL’) – bumblebee

Slava (SLA-va) – hypocorism for Vyacheslav

Snezhok (sne-ZHOK) – snowball

Sultan (sool-TAN) – sultan

T

Tigrash (tee-GRASH) – tigery

Timur (tee-MUR) – oriental name

Tolstoy (tol-STOJ) – Russian writer

Tolstyak (tol-STJAK) – fatty

Tosha (TO-sha) – hypocorism for Anton

Toshka (TOSH-ka) – hypocorism for Anton

Totoshka (to-TOSH-ka) – pet name

Trubach (troo-batch) – trumpet player

Tsar (TSAR’) – Russian king

Tsygan (tsy-GAN) – Gypsy

Tuman (too-MAN) – fog

Tuzik (TOO-zik) – pet name

U

Ugolyok (oogo-LYOK) – small piece of coal

Ugryum (oo-GRYOOM) – gloomy

Ural (oo-RAL) Russian mountains

V  

Varyag (va-RYAG) – Scandinavian man

Vaska (VAS’-ka) – hypocorism for Vasiliy

Velikan (velee-KAN) – giant

Venets (ve-NETS) – crown

Vernyi (VJER-nyj) – faithful

Veterok (vete-ROK) – slight wind

Vityaz (vee-TYAZ’) – knight

Vladmir (vla-DEE-mir) – Russian name

Voldai (vol-DAJ) – lake in Russia

Volnyi (vol-NYJ) – free

Vozhak (vo-ZHAK) – leader

Vyun (VJOON) – fidget

Y

Yanychar (ya-ny-CHAR) – a Turkish soldier

Yaromir (ja-ro-MIR) – Russian name

Yaryi (JA-ryj) – violent

Z

Zahar (za-KHAR) – Russian name

Zhigan (zhee-GAN) – swindler

Zver (ZVER’) – beast

Zvezdochet (zvezdo-TCHJOT) – stargazer

This list is not complete. Please submit other Russian male dog names to include in it.

 

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