Gender Masculine
Usage Russian
Scripts Вадим(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /vɐ.ˈdʲim/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain. It is used as a Russian form of the saintly name Bademus. Alternatively it may be derived from Slavic vaditi "to accuse, to argue" or from an Old Norse source. According to legend, this was the name of a legendary leader of the Ilmen Slavs who fought against the Varangians.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVadzim(Belarusian) Bademus(History) Vadym(Ukrainian)


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Entry updated April 23, 2024