[ 3 syll. (m)(s)ti-slav, ms-tisl-av ] The baby boy name Mstislav is pronounced as MUW-SHIY-SLAAV or MSTiy-SLAAF (Russian) †. Mstislav is used mostly in Czech and Russian, and its language of origin is Slavonic. Mstislav's meaning is vengeance and fame. It is derived from the elements 'mshcha' meaning vengeance ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav.
The Polish name Mscislaw is a derivative of Mstislav.
Another variant of the name is the Russian diminutive form Slava.
Mstislav is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Mstislav: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"