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Tokarev (or Tokaryev) (Russian: Токарев), or Tokareva (Токарева), is a Russian surname, derived from the word "токарь" (turner). Notable people with the surname include:

  • Anton Tokarev (b. 1984), a Russian skater
  • Boris Tokarev (athlete) (1927–2002), a Russian athlete
  • Boris Tokarev (actor) (b. 1947), a Russian actor
  • Fedor Tokarev (1871–1968), a Russian arms designer and later Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR
  • Nikolay Tokarev (b. 1950), a Russian businessman
  • Viktoriya Tokareva (b. 1937), Russian writer
  • Willi Tokarev (b. 1934), Russian and former expatriate Russian-American singer-songriter