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What does Wladimir mean?

Wladimir Pronunciation of Wladimir [wladimir] as a name for boys is a Slavic name, and the meaning of the name Wladimir is "renowned prince". Wladimir is an alternate spelling of Vladimir (Slavic): popular in Russia.

Associated with: renowned (famous), prince (king).


Wladimir has 1 variant: Wladimyr.

2 more related forms via Vladimir: Vladamir and Vladimeer.

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Middle name pairings:
Wladimir Braiden (W.B.), ..

How popular is Wladimir?

Wladimir is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Wladimir is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Wladimir (not ranked) is Vladimir (#1134 a year ago). Other variants, like Wladimyr, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Wladimir was well-received among parents in the year 2010 (#1080) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1134, down 6.4%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vladimir in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wladimir and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alair, Alasdair, Alastair, Alasteir, Blair, Casimir, Casmir, Clair, Elmir, Jaromir, Kadir, Kasimir, Kazimir, Nadeir, Nadir, Namir, Qadir, Radimir, Shamir, Slavomir, Svatomir, Tamir, Waldemar, Wapiti and Wasim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wladimir.

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