Grusha


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Russian

Meaning: “Wild horse.”

Pronunciation: (GROO-shah)

Nicknames: Gru, Rush

Detail: Pet form of Russian Agrafena, meaning “wild horse.”

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Hesketh


Racehorses in a Landscape by Edgar Degas

Gender: Masculine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Horse racecourse.”

Pronunciation: (HESS-keth)

Nicknames: Hesk, Hess, Heth

Detail: It is derived from the Old Norse words hestr “horse, stallion” and skeid “racecourse”.