[ 3 syll. (s)ta-ni-slav, st-anisl-av ] The baby boy name Stanislav is pronounced as STaa-Niy-SLAAF in Russian †. Stanislav is used chiefly in the Czech, English, German, Polish, Romanian, Russian, and Slavic languages, and it is derived from Slavonic origins. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'stani' meaning strength, firmness ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav. The name Stanislava (Czech, Italian, Russian, and Slavic) is the female form of Stanislav.
The name Stanislav is used to a great extent; it has 33 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Stan, Standa, Stanek, Stanik, Stanislas (also French, German, and Latinized), Stanislaus (also German and Latinized), Stanislus, Stannes, and Stasiak.
Foreign variants of Stanislav include Estanislao (Spanish), Lao (Spanish), Slavik (Russian), Slavka (Russian), Stana (Czech), Stando (Czech), Stane (Slavic), Stanislao (Italian and Portuguese), Stanislau (German), Stanislaw (German and Polish), Stano (Czech), Stashko (Russian), Stasiek (Polish), Stasio (Polish), Staska (Russian), Tanix (Spanish), Tano (Spanish), and Tilo (Spanish). Specific foreign variants include the pet forms Slava (Russian), Stanko (Polish and Slavic), Stas (Russian), Stasenka (Russian), Stasik (Russian), and Stasya (Russian).
Stanislav is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Stanislav: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"
A famous person named Stanislav is Actor Stanislav Ianevski, born 16 May 1985.