Vladimir - Meaning of Vladimir
[ 3 syll. vla-di-mir, vl-adim-ir ] The baby boy name Vladimir is pronounced VLAED-ah-MiyR in English or VLaa-DIY-MiyR in Russian †. Vladimir has its origins in the Slavonic and Germanic languages, and it is used largely in English, Russian, and Slavic.
Vladimir is an English, Russian, and Slavic form of the Czech, English, and Hungarian Vladimír.
Vladimir is also a Russian form of the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Walter.
Vladimir is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Vladimir, Walter was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Vladimir: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
Details of famous persons named Vladimir:
Author Vladimir Nabokov, born 2 July 1977, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Politician Vladimir Putin, born 7 October 1952, Leningrad, Russia.
Revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, 22 April 1870 - 21 January 1924.