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Gender Masculine
Scripts Владислав(Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian)
Pronounced Pron. vlə-dyi-SLAF(Russian)
VLA-ji-slaf(Czech)
VLA-jee-slow(Slovak)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".
VariantsLadislav(Czech) Ladislav(Slovak) Ladislav(Slovene) Ladislav(Croatian)
DiminutivesSlava, Vlad(Russian) Vladan(Czech) Vladan, Vlado(Slovak) Vlado(Slovene) Vlado(Bulgarian) Vladan, Vlado(Serbian) Vlado(Croatian)
Feminine FormsVladislava, Lada(Russian) Ladislava, Vladislava, Lada(Czech) Ladislava(Slovak)
Other Languages & CulturesLadislas, Ladislaus(History) László, Laci(Hungarian) Ladislao(Italian) Władysław, Władek, Włodzisław(Polish) Vlad(Romanian) Vladyslav(Ukrainian)

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Sources & References

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