[ 3 syll. ja-ro-slav, jar-osl-av ] The baby boy name Jaroslav is pronounced as YAARowSLaaV †. Jaroslav is used predominantly in the Czech, Polish, Russian, Slavic, and Ukrainian languages, and it is derived from Slavonic origins. The name is of the meaning glory of spring. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'jaro' meaning spring ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav. The name Jaroslava (Czech and Slavic) is the female version of Jaroslav.
Jaroslav is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Jaroslav include the name Jaroslaw (Polish and Russian) and the name Yaroslav (Russian).
† English pronunciation for Jaroslav: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"