Russian name and gender database

The Russian database contains 34.491 first names categorized by gender and 300.789 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Russia and gives background information about the database.

Most countries in Europe are very well organised and have great open data initiatives. In Russia we received a name and gender dataset from the Russian government or we used an open dataset. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 285.238 public profiles that we found in Russian open data sources.

Popular Russian first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Александръ 5.472 3.5%
Александр 5.472 3.5% Ukrainian Belarusian Kazakhstani
Серьгей 4.353 2.8%
Сергейъ 4.353 2.8%
Сергей 4.353 2.8% Belarusian Kazakhstani Latvian
Сeргей 4.353 2.8%
Алексей 3.638 2.3% Ukrainian Belarusian Kazakhstani
Андрей 3.569 2.3% Ukrainian Belarusian Kazakhstani
Дмиьтрий 3.374 2.2%
Дмитьрий 3.374 2.2%
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 285.238 Russian profiles from which 156.379 (55%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Russian first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Элена 3.356 2.6%
Еленаъ 3.356 2.6%
Елена 3.356 2.6% Ukrainian Kazakhstani Uzbekistani
Оьлга 2.900 2.3%
Ольга 2.900 2.3% Ukrainian Kazakhstani Montenegrin
Олга 2.900 2.3%
Анна 2.721 2.1% Ukrainian Emirati Uzbekistani
Ъирина 2.584 2.0%
Ирина 2.584 2.0% Uzbekistani Kirghiz Chinese
Екатерина 2.096 1.6% Belarusian Kirghiz Latvian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 285.238 Russian profiles from which 128.859 (45%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Russian last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Иванов 727 0.3%
Иванова 484 0.2%
Смирнов 390 0.1%
Ivanov 380 0.1%
Кузнецов 368 0.1%
Петров 363 0.1%
Смирнова 325 0.1%
Попов 307 0.1%
Кузнецова 282 0.1%
Васильев 278 0.1%
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 285.238 Russian profiles having 300.789 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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