[ 3 syll. vla-di-slav, vl-adisl-av ] The baby boy name Vladislav is pronounced in Russian as VLaa-Diy-SLAAF †. Vladislav is used predominantly in the Czech, Russian, and Slavic languages, and its origin is Slavonic. The name is of the meaning rule with glory. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'volod' meaning rule ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav. The name Vladislava (Czech, Russian, and Slavic) is the female version of Vladislav.
Foreign variants of Vladislav include Ladislao (Italian), Ladislaus (German), Ladislav (Czech and Slavic), Ladisloa (Italian), Laslo (Hungarian), Lazlo (Hungarian), László (Hungarian), Wladislav (Polish), Wladyslaw (Polish), and Wlodzislaw (Polish). Specific foreign variants include the short forms Vlad (Romanian and Russian) and Vlas (Russian), and the pet forms Vladik (Russian) and Vladja (Russian).
See also the related form, Vladan (Slavic).
Vladislav is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
A baby name that sounds like Vladislav is the name Vladyslav.
† Pronunciation for Vladislav: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"