Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Boleslava f. Slavic bole 'large; more' + Slavic sława, slava 'glory, fame'.

Czech Republic
Latin
1348 Polca (nom) chlumecky 9; 1349 Polca (nom) ibid. 45, Polcze (dat) ibid. 45; 1351 Bolcze (dat) ibid. 12; 1353 Bolcze (dat) ibid. 77
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Boleslava". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Boleslava.