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Diminuitive forms of Alexander

Shanghaiski

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I know Sasha is one of the most common diminuitives of Alexander. How common is Shurik? And are there any others, particularly any more native to Ukraine.

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Not to spoil the fun, but perhaps people can add to this list:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander#Variants_and_diminutives
 
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