We’ll be honest with you—one of the questions we get asked the most on RussianPod101 is on — yes, you guessed it — names. The most frequently asked questions include:
For those who want to have their name in Russian, we have made it simple for you to write your name today. Yes, today! This post is your one-stop guide regarding Russian names!
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The easiest way is to find a Cyrillic letter that corresponds to the pronunciation of your Russian name. For example, if your name is “Maya,” you can use the letter м for the “m” sound,” а for “a” sound, then я for “ya” sound. You just need to put them together and write Мая for “Maya.”
Here are some English names in the Cyrillic alphabet.
If you cannot find your name on this list or want to make your name in the Cyrillic alphabet by yourself, here’s our video series for you. Check out Russian Alphabet Made Easy and learn how to write the Cyrillic characters for your English name.
This will help you learn the Cyrillic alphabet and start writing your name in Russian by yourself!
Here’s a list of Russian names hand-picked by our team. Pick the one that you like and use it as your Russian name.