BOLESŁAW
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Polish
PRONOUNCED: baw-LE-swahf   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "great glory" from the Slavic elements bole "large" and slav "glory". This was the name of kings of Poland, including Boleslaw the Brave, the first Polish king.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Bolek
FEMININE FORM: Bolesława
OTHER LANGUAGES: Boleslav (Czech), Boleslav (Russian), Boleslav (Slovak)