Name Element SLAVA

TYPE: Element
OTHER SCRIPTS: слава (Church Slavic)

Meaning & History

Slavic element meaning "glory, fame".
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Borislav, Borislava, Desislav, Desislava, Dessislava, Dobroslav, Miroslav, Radoslav, Radoslava, Stanislav, Stanislava, Svetoslav, Ventseslav, Vladislav (Bulgarian), Berislav, Borislav, Branislav, Dobroslav, Dragoslav, Krunoslav, Ladislav, Miroslav, Miroslava, Mislav, Ninoslav, Radoslav, Radoslava, Slava, Slaven, Slavica, Slavka, Slavko, Slavomir, Stanislav, Stanislava, Tomislav, Tomislava, Vjekoslav, Vjekoslava, Vladislav, Zdeslav (Croatian), Bohuslav, Bohuslava, Boleslav, Branislav, Branislava, Bronislav, Bronislava, Dobroslav, Dobroslava, Drahoslav, Drahoslava, Jaroslav, Jaroslava, Ladislav, Ladislava, Miloslav, Miloslava, Miroslav, Miroslava, Mstislav, Radoslav, Radoslava, Rostislav, Slavěna, Slavomír, Stanislav, Stanislava, Václav, Václava, Vladislav, Vladislava, Vlastislav, Vratislav, Zdislav, Zdislava, Boleslava, Věnceslav (Czech), Gustav (Danish), Gustaaf (Dutch), Kustaa, Kyösti (Finnish), Gustave (French), Gustaf, Gustav, Wenzel, Wenzeslaus (German), Ladislas, Ladislaus, Stanislas, Wenceslas, Wenceslaus (History), Gusztáv, László, Vencel (Hungarian), Gustavo, Ladislao, Venceslao (Italian), Gustavs (Latvian), Bronislovas, Jaroslavas, Stanislovas (Lithuanian), Branislav, Miroslav, Miroslava, Radoslav, Radoslava, Slavica (Macedonian), Veceslav, Venceslaus (Medieval Czech), Gustav (Norwegian), Bogusław, Bogusława, Bolesław, Bronisław, Bronisława, Czesław, Czesława, Dobrosław, Dobrosława, Gustaw, Jarosław, Lechosław, Mieczysław, Mieczysława, Mirosław, Mirosława, Radosław, Radosława, Sławomir, Sławomira, Stanisław, Stanisława, Świętosław, Wacław, Wacława, Warcisław, Więcesław, Władysław, Władysława, Zdzisław, Zdzisława, Bolesława, Jarosława, Lechosława, Miłosław, Mścisław, Sobiesław, Sobiesława, Włodzisław (Polish), Gustavo (Portuguese), Veaceslav (Romanian), Boleslav, Borislav, Borislava, Bronislav, Bronislava, Miroslav, Miroslava, Mstislav, Rostislav, Slava, Stanislav, Stanislava, Svyatoslav, Vladislav, Vladislava, Vyacheslav, Yaroslav, Yaroslava, Boleslava, Mechislav (Russian), Borislav, Borislava, Branislav, Branislava, Bratislav, Bratislava, Dobroslav, Dragoslav, Dragoslava, Miroslav, Miroslava, Ninoslav, Radoslav, Radoslava, Slaven, Slavica, Slavka, Slavko, Slavomir, Stanislav, Stanislava, Tomislav, Tomislava, Vladislav (Serbian), Bohuslav, Branislav, Branislava, Bronislav, Bronislava, Drahoslav, Drahoslava, Jaroslav, Jaroslava, Ladislav, Ladislava, Miloslav, Miroslav, Miroslava, Slavomír, Stanislav, Stanislava, Václav, Vladislav, Vratislav (Slovak), Borislav, Branislav, Branislava, Dragoslav, Ladislav, Miroslav, Miroslava, Slava, Slavica, Slavka, Slavko, Stanislav, Stanislava, Tomislav, Vladislav (Slovene), Gustavo, Venceslás (Spanish), Gösta, Göstav, Gustaf, Gustav (Swedish), Bohuslav, Bohuslava, Stanislav, Svyatoslav, Vyacheslav, Yaroslav, Yaroslava (Ukrainian)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Borislavov (Bulgarian), Vančura (Czech), Wetzel (German), Vencel, Venczel (Hungarian)

Sources & References

  • Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (2008), page 453