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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.
VariantSlava Russian
Feminine FormVladislava Russian
Other Languages & CulturesVladislav, 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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Discworld characters, horror, medieval, princes, short forms
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute