Meaning and Origin of: Vlad

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Slavic : To rule with peace; regal

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Czech, Slovak, and Romanian : from a short form of the personal name Vladislav, an old Slavic name composed of the elements volod ‘rule’ + slav ‘glory’, Latinized as Ladislaus and found in Hungarian as László (see Laszlo).