Updated on December 06, 2018. The patronymic ( otchestvo) part of a Russian person's name is derived from the father's first name and usually serves as a middle name for Russians. Patronymics are used in both formal and informal speech.What are some popular Romanian last names?
Some are more common than others, but they all have a story to tell and may very well help you to better appreciate your last name, along with its unique and special origins. It’s a big part of what makes you, you. And that is something worth appreciating. Albescu Meaning: White. Albu Meaning: White (derived from the word “alb”). Aldea Meaning: Village. Andrei Meaning: Romanian iteration of the name Andrew. Ardelean Meaning: The Romanian term for the region of Transylvania. Baciu