Gender Masculine
Scripts Болеслав(Russian, Church Slavic)
Pronounced Pron. BO-leh-slaf(Czech)

Meaning & History

Czech and Russian form of Bolesław.

Related Names

Feminine FormsBoleslava(Czech) Boleslava(Russian)
Other Languages & CulturesBolesław, Bolek(Polish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   devious   strong   rough   strange   complex  

Name Days

Czechia: September 6
Slovakia: March 16

Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from

Entry updated April 25, 2021