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    Eh? Russian names?

    Rosa
    Anna
    Zielner or Zeilner
    Marie

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    All of those names are Turkish. I once went to school with a Turkish national named Mehmet Rosa Anna Marie Zielner.

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    Pravit...
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    Kalinka's laughing...so..joke's on me?

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    He is just silly, whenever anyone asks about names, he says they are turkish. He just got released from the lunatic asylum you see.

    Rosa is a Medieval name meaning "rose" in Latin.
    Anna is latinate form of HANNAH. It appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah
    Zielner ????
    Marie has the usual English form of Maria, which was the Latin form of the New Testament Greek names Mariam or Maria (the spellings are interchangeable), which were from the Hebrew name Miriam. The meaning is not known for certain, but there are several theories including "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness", and "wished for child". However it was most likely originally an Egyptian name, perhaps derived in part from mry "beloved" or mr "love"

    more at website http://www.behindthename.com/
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    ah...I see..crazy.. :P The brilliant are often quite mad..I found his magic WWW button--Whoah

    Thankyou very much for all the great info. I don't know about Zeilner.. I found some Polish and German references. Also found the surname half of the names link you provided at http://surnames.behindthename.com/

    I'll always wonder with these adoption memories.
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    Rosa Anna, you are good humoured Please don't mind my running Turkish joke. Zielner, as far as I can tell, is certainly a German name. As for Polish references, there are many places and people in Poland with German names and vice versa.

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    Re: Eh? Russian names?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosa Anna
    Rosa
    I used to know a policewoman called Rosa Vladimirovna. This name is quite rare in Russia, but is certainly perceived by native speakers of Russian as a perfectly normal Russian name.

    Anna
    Very popular name in Russia.

    Zielner or Zeilner
    No, this one sounds foreign (not Russian)

    Marie
    Quite rare in this particular form, but you will hear Mariya quite often.
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    What about the name "Ostap"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    What about the name "Ostap"?
    Only if the person's surname is Bender. Never heard of anyone with that name. If you say Ostap to any Russian, Ilf & Petrov inevitably spring to mind.
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    Speaking of Ilf & Petrov, how is it that every Russian I've ever met has read that book and can quote from it(in fact, they can quote from just about everything.)? Do Russians go out and buy themselves a copy of it when they reach a certain age or something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    What about the name "Ostap"?
    У Тараса Бульбы был сын Остап. (Гоголь Н. В. Тарас Бульба)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    Speaking of Ilf & Petrov, how is it that every Russian I've ever met has read that book and can quote from it(in fact, they can quote from just about everything.)? Do Russians go out and buy themselves a copy of it when they reach a certain age or something?
    It is a very popular book. There were several movies made after the book as well. Ones who have not read the book have seen a movie.

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    Hmm. I can't think of any book that all English-speakers have read and can quote from. And actually enjoyed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    Rosa Anna, you are good humoured Please don't mind my running Turkish joke. Zielner, as far as I can tell, is certainly a German name. As for Polish references, there are many places and people in Poland with German names and vice versa.
    running turkey...mmm dinner!

    It was funny once I knew what it was.

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    Re: Eh? Russian names?

    Quote Originally Posted by VendingMachine
    This name is quite rare in Russia, but is certainly perceived by native speakers of Russian as a perfectly normal Russian name.
    VM, Rosa is not rear in Russia. It depends on where you live. Rosa is very popular among Ural's tatars and bashkirs and i meet it here quite often. But I don't know any Russian girl named Rosa.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Milanya
    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    What about the name "Ostap"?
    У Тараса Бульбы был сын Остап. (Гоголь Н. В. Тарас Бульба)
    For your information, Taras Bulba was Ukranian, as the name clearly suggests. And so was his son. Besides, that was when? 200 years ago?

    Pravit
    How come many Russians can quote from that book? Well, I suppose it's cos it's on the school curriculum. He-he, naaaa, I'm joking. Thing is, there have been numerous films made after that book, that's how.
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    Re: Eh? Russian names?

    Quote Originally Posted by JJ
    Quote Originally Posted by VendingMachine
    This name is quite rare in Russia, but is certainly perceived by native speakers of Russian as a perfectly normal Russian name.
    VM, Rosa is not rear in Russia. It depends on where you live. Rosa is very popular among Ural's tatars and bashkirs and i meet it here quite often. But I don't know any Russian girl named Rosa.
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    I typed Роса into the language translator and got the word dew.
    I followed a link from Pravit's WWW to the collesium and under female russian names there is indeed the pet name Roza, from Rozaliya. But...it's widely used by the spanish too-or variations of it. My turn to be so very tired. Byee!
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    Hey,what means "Russian names"? Russian by origin? Or russian by using? For example, name Elena *Lena* (Helen) and Maria *Masha* (Mary) are Greek and name Anna is Jewish by origin but they all are VERY OFTEN USED in Russia!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Honeycomb
    Hey,what means "Russian names"? Russian by origin? Or russian by using? For example, name Elena *Lena* (Helen) and Maria *Masha* (Mary) are Greek and name Anna is Jewish by origin but they all are VERY OFTEN USED in Russia!
    Exactley! that what I was trying to explain people sometime ago.
    Russian names, (the same as some other Russian things), is the the names that are accepted in Russia.
    Most of Russian names are originally Greek and Old-Slavic, some from Latin and some from old-Hebrew.
    If someone thinks of some names Russian by Origin, this names came from old-Slavic, not the Russian we speak today.
    Russian names considered Russian, because they are widely used in Russia, it doesn't mean they are all Russian in their origin.
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