[ 3 syll. ros-ti-slav, ro-stisl-av ] The baby boy name Rostislav is pronounced as RaaS-Tiy-SLAAF (Russian) †. Rostislav is used predominantly in the Russian and Czech languages, and it is derived from Germanic and Slavonic origins. From Slavonic roots, its meaning is usurper of glory - in this context, Rostislav can be used in the Czech and Russian languages. It is derived from the elements 'rosts' meaning usurp, arrogate ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav.
In addition, Rostislav is a variant (Russian) of the name Richard (Czech, Dutch, English, French, and German).
The name Rostislava (Czech) is the female version of Rostislav.
Rostislav is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Rostislav, Richard was the most commonly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Rostislav: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"