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Vladimir Meaning


What does Vladimir mean?

The name Vladimir is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Vladimir is "great, peaceful ruler".

Vladimir is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Vla-di-mir.

The Given Name Vladimir

Vladimir is a form of Vladislav. See Vladislav for further details.

Vladimir appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This great little boy name has a natural spirit.

A stylish name that will be adored by parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Vladimir I of Kiev, and Vladimir I the Great.

Vladimir Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,096 in baby name popularity for boys with 178 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,135 in baby name popularity for boys with 167 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Vladimir Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Vladimir has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Vladimir to other names.

Vladimir Related Names

Vladimir is a form of Vladislav.

The names Volodymyr, Waldemar, Wlodzimierz are all forms of Vladimir.

Vladimir has the diminutives (nicknames) Vlatko, Volodya, Volya, Vova.

Famous Vladimirs

  • Vladimir ~ Bulgarian King (889-893)
  • Vladimir I of Kiev ~ Saint
  • Vladimir I the Great ~ Russian Ruler (980-1015)
  • Vladimir II Monomakh ~ Russian Ruler (1113-1125)
  • Vladimir Jelcic ~ Handball Player
  • Vladimir Nabokov ~ Writer
  • Vladimir Prelog ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1975
  • Vladimir Sujster ~ Handball Player
  • Vladimir Tintor ~ Actor

Vladimir Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Vladimir.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Vladimir Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Vladimir in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Vladimir.

Just for fun, see the name Vladimir in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Vladimir in Nautical Flags page.