Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VRA-kyi-slaf(Czech) VRA-kyee-slow(Slovak)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements vratiti "to return" and slava "glory". This was the name of two dukes of Bohemia. The city of Wrocław in Poland is named after the first.

Related Names

Feminine FormVratislava(Czech)
Other Languages & CulturesWarcisław(Polish)


Name Days

Czechia: December 9
Slovakia: June 18


Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from
Entry updated February 4, 2020