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Given Name VLAD
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Влад (Russian)
Meaning & History
Old short form of VLADISLAV and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
Categories
horror
Related Names
VARIANT: Slava (Russian)
FEMININE FORM: Vladislava (Russian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Vladislav, Vlado (Bulgarian), Vladislav, Ladislav, Vlado (Croatian), Vladan, Vladislav, Ladislav (Czech), Ladislas, Ladislaus (History), László, Laci (Hungarian), Ladislao (Italian), Władysław, Władek, Włodzisław (Polish), Vladan, Vladislav, Vlado (Serbian), Vladan, Vladislav, Ladislav, Vlado (Slovak), Vladislav, Ladislav, Vlado (Slovene)
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