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Ukrainian names are given names that originated in Ukraine. In addition to the given names, Ukrainians also have patronymic and family names (surnames; see: Ukrainian surnames).

Ukrainian given names

Diminutive and hypocoristic forms male names native to the Ukrainian language have either an empty inflexional suffix (Івась, Павлусь, Гриць) or the affixes , -ик (Славко, Грицько, Василько, Андрійчик, Петрик, Дмитрик). Female names have the affixes -ся, -йка, -нька, (Катруся, Гануся, Соломійка, Надійка, Марієнька, Христинонька).

As in most cultures, a person has a given name chosen by parents. First names in East-Slavic languages mostly originate from one of three sources: Orthodox church tradition (which derives from sources of Greek origin), Catholic church tradition (of Latin origin), or native pre-Christian Slavic origins. Most names have several diminutive forms.

Popular Ukrainian male given names

Popular Ukrainian female given names

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