Rostislava - Meaning of Rostislava
What does Rostislava mean?
[ 4 syll. ros-ti-sla-va, ro-stisl-ava ] The baby girl name Rostislava is pronounced Rah-ZTihHHSLAA-F-aa- or Rah-ZTihHHSLAA-Vaa- †. Rostislava has its origins in the Slavonic language and it is used largely in Czech. The meaning of Rostislava is 'usurper of glory'. It is derived from rosts which means 'usurp, arrogate' ; slav 'fame, glory, Slav'. Rostislava is the feminine version of the Russian and Czech Rostislav.
A form of the name is the Polish Roscislawa.
The familiar forms Rost'a (Czech), Rostina (Czech), and Rostuska (Czech) are other variants of Rostislava.
See also the related categories, czech and fame.
Rostislava is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Rostislava: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"
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