Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VLAS-kyi-slaf(Czech)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and slava meaning "glory". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).


Name Days

Czech Republic: April 28


Sources & References

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

Entry updated February 4, 2020