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Gender Masculine
Scripts Владислав(Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. vlə-dyi-SLAF(Russian)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".

Related Names

VariantsLadislav(Czech) Ladislav(Slovak) Ladislav(Slovene) Ladislav(Croatian)
DiminutivesSlava, Vlad, Vladik(Russian) Vladan(Czech) Vladan, Vlado(Slovak) Vlado(Slovene) Vlado(Bulgarian) Vladan, Vlado(Serbian) Vlado(Croatian)
Feminine FormsVladislava, Lada(Russian) Ladislava, Vladislava, Lada, Vladana, Vladěna(Czech) Ladislava(Slovak) Vladana(Serbian)
Other Languages & CulturesLadislas, Ladislaus(History) László, Laci(Hungarian) Ladislao(Italian) Władysław, Włodzisław, Władek(Polish) Ladislau(Portuguese) Ladislau, Vlad(Romanian) Ladislao(Spanish) Vladyslav(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Czech Republic: January 18
Slovakia: September 25


Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from https://heraldry.sca.org/names/paul/.
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