200 Male Russian Cat Names and Their Meanings

Last Updated on December 16, 2021 by Julia Wilson

Are you looking for a Russian themed name for a male cat, or have you adopted a Russian cat and want to pay homage to its origins? The Russian language is one of the most beautiful languages with a huge number of potential cat names to choose from.

Russia is home to a number of well-known cat breeds which includes the Russian Blue, Toybob, Kurilian bobtail, Siberian, Donskoy, Peterbald and Neva Masquerade.

Name

Meaning

AdrikDark
AkimGod
AlexisDefender
AlexiDefender
AlikDefender of mankind
AloyoshenkaDefender of mankind
AlyoshaDefender of mankind
AnatoliiFrom the east
AndreiManly
AndryaManly
AntinkoExpressive
AntonHighly praiseworthy
ArkadiArcadia
ArmanArmy man
ArsenyStrong, virile
ArtyonRussian variation of Artemis
AzhdayaSlavic demonic dragon
BaranRam
BayunFictional cat from Russian fairy tales
BazhenWish
BehemothEnormous cat from the novel The Master and Margarita
BerdyVery intelligent
BogdanGift from God
BolodenkaPeaceful
BorisOne who fights for glory
BoryaFighter
BoryenkaFighter
BrendsCrowned with laurels
BrosnoLake in Russia
BurianLives near the weeds
CheslavLives in a strong camp
ChortRussian demon
CzarEmperor
DaniilGod is my judge
DanyaGod’s gift
DazhbogSlavic god of sun
DemaCalm
DmitryFollower of Demeter
DominikBelonging to God
DomovoySlavic house spirit
EdikRich protector
EfimFair speech
EgorFarmer (Russian form of George)
ElyAscended
ErikEternal ruler
ErmolaiPeople of Hermes
EvgeniiNoble (Russian form of Eugene)
FabiBean farmer
FadeyBold/brave
FalaleyFlourishing people
FaustinFortunate one
FedorGod’s gift
FedyaGod’s gift
FedyenkaGift from god (Russian form of
Theodore)
FeliksLucky (Russian form of Felix)
FilipLoves horses (Russian form of
Philip)
FomaTwin
FredekPeaceful ruler (Russian form of
Frederick)
FyodorGod’s gift
GaneiNoble, generous
GanyaWorships God
GavrieMan of God
GavriilWorships God
GavrilovichWorships God
GennadyGenerous, noble
GregoriOn the watch
GrigorOn the watch
GrigoryWatchful
HedeonDestroyer
HelgeHoly
HermitageHomage to the Hermitage cats who reside in the
Hermitage Museum
HorsSlavic god of the solar disc
IgorWarrior of peace
IgoryokFarmer
IlyaMy god is Jehovah
IosifJehovah increases
IsavHairy
IsidorGift of Isis
ItanStrong, firm
IvanGracious gift from God (Russian
form of John)
IzyaGift of Isis
JashaSupplanter
JeirgifShining light
JermijaGod’s appointed one
KarinaPure, chaste
KarolStrong
KarolekStrong
KatyaPure, perfect
KiprianMan of Cyprus
KirSun
KiraLeader of the people
KirillNoble
KirionThe lord
KisaKitty
KiskaPure
KlaraClear, bright
KolenkaOf the conquering people
KonstantineConstant
KoshechkaKitty
KostyaConstant
KotCat
KotenokKitten
KsanaPraise be to God
LadaSlavic goddess of beauty
LarisaFortress, cheerful
LasarGod is my helper
LaurenteLaurel (Russian form of Lawrence)
Lavrenty
From Laurentium
LenyaLion
LeonidLion-like
LeontiLion
LeopoldCat from the movie Leopold the Cat
LevHeart, lion
LikhoDemon of misfortune
LiodorGift of the sun
LubovLoved
LudaLove of the people
LukaLight
LukanLight
LyonechkaLion
MagomedPraiseworthy
MakariBlessed
MaksGreat
MaksimillianGreatest
ManyaBitter
MaratDesired
MargaritaPearl
MarinaSea maiden
MarekWarlike
MarkoGod of war
MarzannaGoddess of winter and death
MatroskinTalking cat from the TV show The Three from Prostokvashino
MatveyGod’s gift
MaximThe greatest
MayaDream
MatveyGift of God
MikhailWho is like God
MilaLoved by the people
MironFragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh
MishaGod like
MitrofanMother appearing, shining mother
MoiseyDelivered from the water
MorizMoorish
MotkaGod’s gift
NaumComfort
NazarFrom Nazareth
NicolaiVictory of the people (Russian form of Nicholas)
NikaBorn on Sunday
NikitaVictory of the people (Russian form of Nicholas)
OlegHoly
OnyEagle
OrielEagle
PabiyanBean farmer (Russian form of Fabian)
PashaSmall
PashenkaLittle
PavelSmall
PavlikLittle (Russian form of Paul)
PatenkaStone
PerunSlavic god of thunder
ProkhorLeader of the dance
PyotrRock (Russian form of Peter)
RadimirFamously happy, happy world
RenatReborn
RodionSong of the hero
RomanRoman
RurikNoted ruler
RuslanLion
SashaHelper and defender of mankind
SaveliySabine
SavvelRussian variation of Saul
SemyonGod is heard (Russian form of Simon)
SerafinFiery
SergeAn attendant
SimarglSlavic god of fire and fertility
SlavikGlory
StanislavGlory
StefanCrowned with laurels
Stravinski, IgorRussian composer
StribogSon of Perun and god of winds, air
and sky
SvarozhitsSlavic fire god, son of Svarog
SvarogSlavic fire god
TchaikovskyRussian composer
TolenkaFrom the east
TosyaBeyond expectation
TuzAce
VadimPowerful ruler
ValentinHealthy, strong
ValeriiBrave
VanechkaGod’s gift
VanyaRussian diminutive of John
VasRoyal
VelesSlavic shape shifter god
VasiliRoyal
VikentiConquering
ViktorMan of victory
VitaliyLife
VeniaminSon of the south
VladamirRenowned prince
VladislavHas glory
VodianoyRussian water sprite
VsevolodRuler of all
VyacheslavHas glory
WoofSiamese cat from a Russian cartoon
YarikFierce and glorious
YashaSupplanter
YegorWarrior, farmer
YuliYouthful
YulianYouthful
YuriLight of God
ZakharGod has remembered
ZinovyLife of Zeus
ZoranDawn