GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Влад (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: VLAHT (Russian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Old short form of Slavic names beginning with the element volod meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
Related Names
FEMININE FORM: Vladislava (Russian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Vlado (Croatian), Vladan (Czech), Laci (Hungarian), Włodek (Polish), Vladan, Vlado (Serbian), Vladan (Slovak)