My middle name is Arkady. In Russian culture you take on your father’s first name as your middle. Infact, in Russian culture last name’s barely even matter. Since we all know Russia and Communism that’s kind of how it works. You BELOND to your father, so therefore they mark you with it. I used to hate my middle name and thought it was weird, and guyish (well it is). But I’ve gotten over that. Now it’s just a middle name.
Who needs those anyway?