Names Starting with V

gender
usage
Veselin m Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic vesel meaning "cheerful".
Veselko m Croatian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic vesel meaning "cheerful".
Veslemøy f Norwegian
Means "little girl" from Norwegian vesle "little" and møy "girl". This name was created by Norwegian writer Arne Garborg for the main character in his poem Haugtussa (1895).
Vesna f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Means "spring" in many Slavic languages. This was the name of a Slavic spirit associated with the springtime. It has been used as a given name only since the 20th century.
Vespasian m History
From the Roman cognomen Vespasianus, derived either from Latin vesper meaning "west" or "evening" or vespa meaning "wasp". This was the name of a 1st-century Roman emperor, Titus Flavius Vespasianus, the founder of the Flavian dynasty.
Vespasiano m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Vespasianus (see Vespasian).
Vespasianus m Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of Vespasian.
Vespasien m French (Rare)
French form of Vespasianus (see Vespasian).
Vespera f Esperanto
Means "of the evening", derived from Esperanto vespero "evening", ultimately from Latin vesper.
Vesta f Roman Mythology
Probably a Roman cognate of Hestia. Vesta was the Roman goddess of the hearth. A continuous fire, tended by the Vestal Virgins, was burned in the Temple of Vesta in Rome.
Veta f Macedonian
Short form of Elisaveta.
Vetle m Norwegian
Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Vetrliði meaning "winter traveller", and by extension "bear cub".
Veva f English
Possibly a diminutive of Genevieve.
Vi f English
Short form of Violet.
Viachaslau m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Václav.
Vianne f English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, perhaps a combination of Vi and Anne 1 or a short form of Vivianne.
Viator m Late Roman
Late Latin name (see Beatrix). This was the name of a 4th-century Italian saint.
Viatrix f Late Roman
Earlier form of Beatrix.
Vibeke f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of Wiebke.
Vibiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Vibianus.
Vibianus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of Vibius.
Vibius m Ancient Roman (Rare)
Roman praenomen and family name of unknown meaning, probably of Etruscan origin.
Vibol m Khmer
Means "abundant, large, vast" in Khmer.
Vic m & f English
Short form of Victor or Victoria.
Vicenç m Catalan
Catalan form of Vincent.
Vicent m Catalan (Valencian)
Valencian form of Vincent.
Vicenta f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Vincent.
Vicente m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Vincent.
Vicki f English
Diminutive of Victoria.
Vickie f English
Diminutive of Victoria.
Vicky f English
Diminutive of Victoria.
Vico m Italian
Italian short form of Lodovico.
Victoire f French
French form of Victoria.
Víctor m Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of Victor.
Victor m English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Late Roman
Roman name meaning "victor, conqueror" in Latin. It was common among early Christians, and was borne by several early saints and three popes. It was rare as an English name during the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was the French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885), who authored The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables.
Victòria f Catalan
Catalan form of Victoria.
Victoria f English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of Victorius. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa.... [more]
Victoriano m Spanish
Spanish form of Victorianus.
Victorianus m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from Victor. This was the name of two early saints.
Victorina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Victorinus.
Victorine f French
French feminine form of Victorinus.
Victorino m Spanish
Spanish form of Victorinus.
Victorinus m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from Victor. This was the name of a ruler of the Gallic Empire in the 3rd century. It was also borne by the 4th-century Roman grammarian and philosopher Victorinus Afer as well as a few early saints.
Victorius m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from Victor. This was the name of two early saints.
Vid m Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian
Slovene, Croatian and Hungarian form of Wido or Vitus. Saint Vitus, known in Slavic languages as Sveti Vid (or similar), has been conflated with the Slavic god Svetovid.
Vida 1 m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Wido or Vitus.
Vida 2 f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Wido or Vitus. Lepa Vida ("beautiful Vida") is a character in Slovene tradition and later romantic poetry (notably by France Prešeren).
Vida 3 f Persian
Means "visible" in Persian.
Vida 4 f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Vidas.
Vidal m Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vidar m Norwegian, Swedish, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse Víðarr, which was possibly derived from víðr "wide" and arr "warrior". In Norse mythology Víðarr was the son of Odin and Grid. At the time of the end of the world, Ragnarök, it is said he will avenge his father's death by slaying the wolf Fenrir.
Vidas m Lithuanian
Short form of Vidmantas, used independently.
Vide m Swedish
Means "willow" in Swedish, from Old Norse víðir.
Vidmantas m Lithuanian
From the Baltic elements vyd "to see" and mantus "intelligent".
Vidya f Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Means "knowledge, science, learning" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Saraswati.
Viên m Vietnamese
Means "round, full, complete" in Vietnamese.
Viện m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (viện) meaning "courtyard, institution".
Vienne f Various (Rare)
From the French name for Vienna, the capital city of Austria.
Vieno f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "gentle" in Finnish.
Viera f Slovak, Belarusian
Slovak form of Vera 1, as well as an alternate transcription of Belarusian Вера (see Vera 1).
Vígdís f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements víg "war" and dís "goddess".
Vigdís f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Vígdís.
Vigdis f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Vígdís.
Vigga f Danish
Feminine form of Viggo.
Viggo m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Short form of names containing the Old Norse element víg "war".
Vígi m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Viggo.
Vihaan m Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit विहान (vihana) meaning "dawn, morning".
Vihtori m Finnish
Finnish form of Victor.
Viivi f Finnish
Finnish form of Vivi.
Vija f Latvian
Means "garland, wreath" in Latvian.
Vijay m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi
Modern masculine form of Vijaya.
Vijaya m & f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi
Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts. It is the name of a grandson of Indra, a son of Krishna and it is another name of the goddess Durga. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 6th-century BC king of Sri Lanka.
Vikenti m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Викентий (see Vikentiy).
Vikentije m Serbian
Serbian form of Vincent.
Vikentiy m Russian
Russian form of Vincent.
Viking m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Víkingr meaning "viking, raider", ultimately from vík "bay, inlet".
Vikki f English
Diminutive of Victoria.
Vikrama m Hinduism
Means "stride, pace" or "valour" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 1st-century BC king (full name Vikramaditya) of Ujjain in India.
Viktar m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Victor.
Viktoras m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Victor.
Viktória f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Victoria.
Viktoria f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Belarusian
German, Scandinavian and Greek variant of Victoria. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Виктория or Ukrainian Вікторія (see Viktoriya) or Belarusian Вікторыя (see Viktoryia).
Viktorie f Czech
Czech form of Victoria.
Viktoriia f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Виктория or Ukrainian Вікторія (see Viktoriya).
Viktoriya f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Victoria, as well as an alternate transcription of Belarusian Вікторыя (see Viktoryia).
Viktors m Latvian
Latvian form of Victor.
Viktoryia f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Victoria.
Vilĉjo m Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of William.
Vilde f Norwegian
Short form of Alvilde.
Vilém m Czech
Czech form of William.
Vilen m Russian
Abbreviation of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state (see Vladimir and Lenin).
Vilfred m Danish
Danish form of Wilfred.
Vilfredo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Wilfred.
Vilhelm m Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of William.
Vilhelmas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of William.
Vilhelmi m Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of William.
Vilhelmiina f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of William.
Vilhelmina f Swedish (Rare), Lithuanian
Swedish and Lithuanian feminine form of William.
Vilhelmo m Esperanto
Esperanto form of William.
Vilhelms m Latvian
Latvian form of William.
Vilhjálmur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of William.
Vilho m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Vilhelm, used independently.
Viliam m Slovak
Slovak form of William.
Viliame m Fijian
Fijian form of William.
Viliami m Tongan
Tongan form of William.
Vilim m Croatian
Croatian form of William.
Vilis m Latvian
Latvian form of William.
Vilja f Finnish
Possibly from the Finnish word vilja meaning "cereal, grain" or the Swedish word vilja meaning "will, intent".
Viljam m Finnish
Finnish form of William.
Viljami m Finnish
Finnish form of William.
Viljar 1 m Estonian
Estonian masculine form of Vilja.
Viljar 2 m Norwegian
Possibly a modern coinage based on the Old Norse elements vili "will, desire" and herr "army" or arr "warrior".
Viljem m Slovene
Slovene form of William.
Viljo m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Vilhelm, used independently.
Vilko m Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of William.
Villads m Danish
Danish form of Willihad.
Ville m Finnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish diminutive of Vilhelm and other names beginning with Vil.
Villem m Estonian
Estonian form of William.
Villum m Danish
Danish variant of Vilhelm.
Vilmantas m Lithuanian
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and mantus "intelligent".
Vilmantė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Vilmantas.
Vilmar m Swedish (Rare)
Scandinavian form of Willamar.
Vilmos m Hungarian
Hungarian form of William.
Vilppu m Finnish
Finnish variant form of Philip.
Viltautas m Lithuanian (Rare)
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and tauta "people, nation".
Viltė f Lithuanian
Short form of Viltautė.
Vimal m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Means "clean, pure, spotless" in Sanskrit.
Vimala f Tamil
Feminine form of Vimal.
Vin m English
Short form of Vincent.
Vina f Indonesian
From Sanskrit वीणा (Vina) meaning "lute".
Vinal m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "vine hall" in Middle English.
Vinay m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "leading, guidance, modesty" in Sanskrit.
Vincas m Lithuanian
Short form of Vincentas.
Vince m English, Hungarian
English short form and Hungarian normal form of Vincent.
Vincenc m Czech, Slovene
Czech and Slovene form of Vincent.
Vincent m English, French, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Slovak
From the Roman name Vincentius, which was derived from Latin vincere meaning "to conquer". This name was popular among early Christians, and it was borne by many saints. As an English name, Vincent has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until the 19th century. Famous bearers include the French priest Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) and the post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890).
Vincentas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Vincent.
Vincente m Italian (Rare)
Italian variant form of Vincent.
Vincentius m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Vincent.
Vincenza f Italian
Italian feminine form of Vincent.
Vincenzo m Italian
Italian form of Vincent.
Vinh m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (vinh) meaning "glory".
Vinicio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of the Roman family name Vinicius, which was possibly derived from Latin vinum "wine".
Vinícius m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Vinicius (see Vinicio). It gained popularity in Brazil due to the poet and musician Vinícius de Moraes (1913-1980).
Vinka f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of Vincent.
Vinko m Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of Vincent.
Vinnie m & f English
Diminutive of Vincent and other names containing vin.
Vinny m English
Diminutive of Vincent.
Vinzent m German (Rare)
German variant form of Vincent.
Vinzenz m German
German form of Vincent.
Viola f English, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night (1602).
Violet f English
From the English word violet for the purple flower, ultimately derived from Latin viola. It was common in Scotland from the 16th century, and it came into general use as an English given name during the 19th century.
Violeta f Romanian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Lithuanian
Form of Violet in several languages.
Violetta f Italian, Russian, Hungarian
Italian, Russian and Hungarian form of Violet.
Violette f French
French form of Violet.
Viona f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Fiona influenced by Viola.
Viorel m Romanian
Derived from viorea, the Romanian word for the alpine squill flower (species Scilla bifolia) or the sweet violet flower (species Viola odorata). It is derived from Latin viola "violet".
Viorela f Romanian
Feminine form of Viorel.
Viorica f Romanian
Derived from Romanian viorea (see Viorel).
Vipin m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam
Means "forest" in Sanskrit.
Vipul m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi
Means "large, extensive, plenty" in Sanskrit.
Vira f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vera 1.
Virág f Hungarian
Means "flower" in Hungarian.
Viraj m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of Viraja.
Viraja m Hinduism
Means "ruling, sovereign" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an offspring of Brahma in Hindu belief.
Virgee f English
Diminutive of Virginia.
Virgie f English
Diminutive of Virginia.
Virgil m English, Romanian
From the Roman family name Vergilius, which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the Aeneid. Due to him, Virgil has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
Virgilijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Virgil.
Virgílio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Virgil.
Virgilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Virgil.
Virgiliu m Romanian
Romanian variant of Virgil.
Virgilius m Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of Vergilius, altered by association with Latin virgo "maiden" or virga "wand".
Virginia f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius, which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin". According to a legend, it was the name of a Roman woman killed by her father so as to save her from the clutches of a crooked official.... [more]
Virginie f French
French form of Virginia.
Virginija f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Virginia.
Viriato m Portuguese
From the Latin name Viriathus or Viriatus, which was derived from viriae "bracelets" (of Celtic origin). Viriathus was a leader of the Lusitani (a tribe of Portugal) who rebelled against Roman rule in the 2nd century BC.
Virna f Italian
As an Italian name it owes its usage primarily to the actress Virna Lisi (1936-2014). Her name was invented by her father.
Virva f Finnish
Possibly derived from Finnish virvatuli meaning "will o' the wisp". In folklore, will o' the wisp is a floating ball of light that appears over water.
Virve f Estonian, Finnish
From Estonian virves meaning "sprout, shoot" or virve meaning "ripple, shimmer".
Višeslav m Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of Veceslav (see Václav).
Vishal m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali
Means "wide, broad, spacious" in Sanskrit.
Vishnu m Hinduism, Indian, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Marathi
Probably means "all-pervasive" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Vishnu is the protector and preserver of the universe, usually depicted as four-armed and blue-skinned. By some Hindus he is regarded as the supreme god.
Visitación f Spanish
Means "visitation" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth.
Višnja f Croatian, Serbian
Means "sour cherry" in Croatian and Serbian.
Vissarion m Russian (Archaic), Greek
Russian form and Modern Greek transcription of Bessarion.
Vissenta f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Vincent.
Vissente m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Vincent.
Visvaldas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Visvaldis.
Visvaldis m Latvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements vis "all" and vald "rule". It is thus a cognate of the Slavic Vsevolod.
Vít m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Vitus or Wido.
Vita 2 f Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian short form of Viktoriya.
Vital m French, Belarusian
French and Belarusian form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitale m Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Vitalis, which was derived from Latin vitalis meaning "of life, vital". Vitalis was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
Vitali m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Виталий or Ukrainian Віталій (see Vitaliy).
Vitalia f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Vitale.
Vitaliano m Italian
Italian form of Vitalianus.
Vitalianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Vitalis. This was the name of a 7th-century pope.
Vitalija f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitālijs m Latvian
Latvian form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitalijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitalik m Russian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of Vitaliy.
Vitalis m Late Roman
Latin form of Vitale.
Vitaliy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitaliya f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of Vitalis (see Vitale).
Vitaly m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Виталий or Ukrainian Віталій (see Vitaliy).
Vítek m Czech
Diminutive of Vít.
Vítězslav m Czech
Possibly from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and slava "glory".
Víðarr m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of Vidar.
Víðir m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Vide.
Vitilsav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Vítězslav.
Vito m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Vitus.
Vitold m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Witold.
Vitomir m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and miru "peace, world".
Vítor m Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of Victor.
Vitória f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Victoria.
Vitorino m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Victorinus.
Vittore m Italian
Italian form of Victor.
Vittoria f Italian
Italian form of Victoria.
Vittorino m Italian
Italian form of Victorinus.
Vittorio m Italian
Italian form of Victorius.
Vitus m Ancient Roman
Roman name that was derived from Latin vita "life". Saint Vitus was a child martyred in Sicily in the early 4th century. From an early date this name was confused with the Germanic name Wido.
Vitya m Russian
Diminutive of Viktor.
Vivek m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali
Means "wisdom, distinction, discrimination" in Sanskrit.
Viveka f Swedish
Swedish form of Wiebke.
Vivi f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian diminutive of names beginning with Vi, as well as Olivia and Sofia.
Vivian m & f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Latin name Vivianus, which was derived from Latin vivus "alive". Saint Vivian was a French bishop who provided protection during the Visigoth invasion of the 5th century. It has been occasionally used as an English (masculine) name since the Middle Ages. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name, in which case it is either an Anglicized form of Bébinn or a variant of Vivien 2.
Viviana f Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see Vivian). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
Viviane f French
French form of Viviana. It is also the French form of Vivien 2.
Vivianne f French
Variant of Viviane.
Vivianus m Late Roman
Latin form of Vivian.
Vivien 1 m French
French form of Vivianus (see Vivian).
Vivien 2 f Literature, Hungarian
Used by Alfred Lord Tennyson as the name of the Lady of the Lake in his Arthurian epic Idylls of the King (1859). Tennyson may have based it on Vivienne, but it possibly arose as a misreading of Ninian. A famous bearer was British actress Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), who played Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind.
Vivienne f French
French form of Viviana.
Viviette f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Vivienne. William John Locke used this name for the title character in his novel Viviette (1910).
Viyan f Kurdish
Means "desire" in Kurdish.
Vjeko m Croatian
Short form of Vjekoslav.
Vjekoslav m Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements vyeku "age" and slava "glory".
Vjekoslava f Croatian
Feminine form of Vjekoslav.
Vjera f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian cognate of Vera 1.
Vlad m Romanian, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Old short form of Vladislav and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
Vladan m Serbian, Czech, Slovak
Short form of Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule".
Vladana f Serbian, Czech
Feminine form of Vladan.
Vladas m Lithuanian
Short form of Vladimiras.
Vladěna f Czech
Czech feminine form of Vladan.
Vladik m Russian
Diminutive of Vladislav.
Vladilen m Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state (see Vladimir and Lenin).
Vladimer m Georgian
Georgian form of Vladimir.
Vladimeru m Medieval Slavic
Church Slavic form of Vladimir.
Vladimír m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Vladimir.
Vladimir m Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element vladeti "rule" combined with meru "great, famous". The second element has also been associated with miru meaning "peace, world". This was the name of an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev who is venerated as a saint because of his efforts to Christianize his realm (Kievan Rus). It was also borne by the founder of the former Soviet state, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924).
Vladimíra f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Vladimira.
Vladimira f Slovene, Croatian
Feminine form of Vladimir.
Vladimiras m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Vladimir.
Vladimirs m Latvian
Latvian form of Vladimir.
Vladislav m Russian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".
Vladislava f Russian, Czech
Feminine form of Vladislav.
Vladlen m Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state (see Vladimir and Lenin).
Vladlena f Russian
Feminine form of Vladlen.
Vlado m Croatian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Short form of Vladimir and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule".
Vladyslav m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vladislav.
Vladyslava f Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Vladislav.
Vlaho m Croatian
Croatian form of Blasius (see Blaise).
Vlas m Russian
Russian form of Blaise.
Vlasi m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Власий (see Vlasiy).
Vlasis m Greek
Greek form of Blaise.
Vlasiy m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Blaise.
Vlassis m Greek
Greek form of Blaise.
Vlasta f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names beginning with the Slavic element vlasti "rule, sovereignty" (the descendant word vlast means "homeland" in modern Czech).
Vlastimil m Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti "rule, sovereignty" and milu "gracious, dear". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
Vlastimila f Czech
Feminine form of Vlastimil.
Vlastimir m Serbian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and miru meaning "peace, world".
Vlastislav m Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and slava meaning "glory". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
Vlatka f Croatian
Diminutive of Vladimira.
Vohu Manah m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of Bahman.
Voirrey f Manx
Vocative form of Moirrey.
Voislav m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Vojislav.
Voitsekh m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of Wojciech.
Voitto m Finnish
Means "victory" in Finnish.
Vojislav m Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements voji "warrior, soldier" and slava "glory, fame".
Vojislava f Serbian
Feminine form of Vojislav.
Vojta m Czech
Diminutive of Vojtěch.
Vojtěch m Czech
Czech form of Wojciech.
Vojtech m Slovak
Slovak form of Wojciech.
Voldemaras m Lithuanian
Lithuanian variant of Waldemar.