Vladimir

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1294 in 2013 and #1136 in 2014.

Famous People

Vladimir Nabokov (Writer), Vladimir Guerrero (Baseball Player), Vladimir Kozlov (TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Russian Влади́мир ‎(Vladímir), a saint's name in the Russian Orthodox Church, from Old East Slavic Володимѣръ ‎(Volodiměrŭ), Old Church Slavonic Владимѣръ ‎(Vladiměrŭ), from Slavic владь ‎(vladĭ, “power”) (which is from Proto-Indo-European *wal ‎(“be strong”)) + мѣръ ‎(měrŭ, “great”), changed by folk etymology into миръ ‎(mirŭ, “peace”).

Meaning(s):

-A city in Russia, administrative centre of Vladimir oblast.

-( male name -comes from the Russian language-) popular throughout the history of Slavic countries and societies, but rare as a name of English-spesimilarg persons.