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That name sounds too close to 'coleslaw' for me.
-- Anonymous User  12/18/2006
"Sounds too close to 'coleslaw'"? It only looks like "coleslaw", it sounds nothing like "coleslaw"; it's "bo-LE-swahv".
-- gaelruadh19  5/14/2007
Umm. Maybe they mean it LOOKS too close to 'coleslaw', which throws me off too.
-- MtotheK  5/14/2009
Yum. Coleslaw.
I actually think this name is quite interesting. I kinda like it!
-- D.Scott  5/16/2009
Other Polish rulers by this name were king Boleslaw II the Generous/Bold/Cruel and prince Boleslaw III Wrymouth. The 20th century features more infamous examples: Boleslaw Bierut, the president of Communist Poland in the worst period of Stalinism, and nationalist leaders Boleslaw Piasecki (inter-war period) and Boleslaw Tejkowski (the 1990s).
-- prakash  4/3/2011
The fact that the meaning equals "Great Glory" is a little green check in my book. Unfortunately, in English-speaking countries (The United States, for certain) it will without fail be pronounced in rhyme to "Coleslaw." Grade-school children are mercilessly cruel, as will the business world on a different level of intensity. If used in the name's native land, I find it incredibly handsome.
Perhaps if you truly are of Polish decent, living in America, and hold a surname to balance-- may it be acceptable.
-- Francesca  5/14/2011
Heeheehee! Coleslaw! Mmm. This name is cool! I might use it for a character. Okay, now this name is reaallllyy cool. Awesomeness!
-- blondieboo629  8/30/2011
This name is actually kinda cool. Well it does look like "Coleslaw" so there will be teasing, so it would be better for a character.
-- Jghazt333  1/20/2016

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