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    I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    After being in russia recently i get allot of undevoted attention on my name and i have no idea why.
    my father is russian and my mum is from the united kingdom.
    when i tell people my name i get very strange looks and they say its very unique and im very confused.
    maybe i should change it? i do not want undevoted attention.
    my name what appears on my passport is:

    Iosif vissarionovich bakhvalova
    Иосиф Виссарионовича ьакхвалова

    I may change it.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    Сегодня вроде не первое апреля.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    what? its february not april? what mae you say that

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    Оль, но, ведь, нам с тобой такое имя ровным счётом ничего не говорит - имя как имя. Ведь, это так, Оль?

    iosifbakhvalova
    I don't know why do people think you have a unique name.


    Оль, твои две запятые:
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    Я так думаю.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    so you do not think my name is strange?
    thank god my friend olga says she has never heard it before? as ive not been in russia for a long stay of time i have not came across anyone with the same name.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    Tell me, what's your father's first name?
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    моего отца зовут Виссарион.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    my father is russian
    1. Why can't you ask your father about your name?
    2. I would never believe that a Russian could give such a name to his child, especially to a girl (the given surname is female).
    3. Your spelling doesn't look like a native's one.
    4. As I said above, today is not the 1st April, so stop fooling us.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    i am not fooling you and my writing is like that as i cannot write in russian
    hand on my heart that is my name which is why it is strange

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    i am not a girl , it is your opionion to believe what i am saying to you but i guarantee you it is the truth
    my fathers name is vissarion
    my name is iosif vissarionovich bakhvalova as it is on my passport maybe i have read the end bit wrong

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    However now, after I googled Иосиф Виссарионович, I found the article in Wiki. Seems lke he was something like a Soviet leader. But me or Оля can hardly know him. He died long before our birth.

    http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Сталин_Иосиф_Виссарионович

    Why didn't you try to google it yourself?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stalin
    Я так думаю.

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    i did not think of google i cannot read the cyrillic on my passport properly , would it be ok to scan it and upload a picture so you could help read the last name?
    like you said its female form have i read it wrong?

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    You may scan your passport or credit card number if you wish.
    But Iosif Vissarionovich is a name of this old man with mustaches.
    Just follow the links above.
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    yes and i am telling you i have that same name so if i scanned my passport you would see i am not "fooling" you
    i just wanted help not links to other websites.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    Я чето понять не могу, кто над кем прикалывается? Leof, что значит "я погуглил" и "похоже, что он был предводителем"? Ты это серьезно?
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    Doesn't the article help you to know why your name may astonish some Russian people?
    Then I do not know how to help you.
    Make a labor - read the article. I would read it and repeat what was said in it for you, but it is you who lives in England, not me - read in English, it will help.

    delog, я действительно погуглил и обнаружил сходство между этими именами, я старался лишь бть столь же правдивым, что и OP.
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    this man who you have given links to i do not know,but i can assure you that my name is iosif i just need help with the surname which you say is femine how do i read it ?

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    Quote Originally Posted by iosifbakhvalova
    i just wanted help not links to other websites.
    Okay, I'll try to ask again:
    Why can't you ask your father about your name? If he's Russian he can answer your questions.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    If you read these our notes, read the article.
    Your name should be Iosif Vissarionovich Bakhvalov_, no a in the end.
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: I Am Very Confused And Need Help Please

    becuase my father is not around in the united kingdom. i see why it is shocking to have the name of this man you gave the link for should i change my name?
    like i said you have my word that i am not fooling you and i will scan my passport if you need proof

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