Vladimir - boys name

Vladimir name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Vladimir name meaning:

The name Vladimir is of Slavic origin and holds rich cultural and historical significance. It is composed of two elements: "vlad" meaning "rule" or "ruler" and "mir" meaning "peace" or "world." Therefore, the name Vladimir can be interpreted as "ruler of peace" or "ruler of the world." This name carries a sense of authority, power, and leadership.

Throughout history, there have been several notable figures named Vladimir, such as the Prince of Novgorod and the Grand Prince of Kiev in medieval Russia. The name has also been associated with Russian political leaders, including Vladimir Lenin and Vladimir Putin. These associations further emphasize the name's connection to power and influence.

In addition to its historical weight, Vladimir is a popular and timeless name that is used across various Slavic countries. It exudes strength and nobility, making it a suitable choice for parents who wish to instill a sense of leadership and peace in their son.

Origin: Russian



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Overall UK ranking: 592 out of 4789

64 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Vladimir

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