Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Dobeslav m. Slavic dobo, dobie 'appropriate, brave' + Slavic sława, slava 'glory, fame'.

Germany
Latin
1174 Dobezleu (nom) UrkMeck1 no. III; 1219 Dobezleu (nom) ibid. no. VII; 1221x1225 Dobizlaus (nom) ibid. no. VIII; 1226x1227 Dobezlaus (nom) ibid. no. XII, Dobezlavs (nom) ibid. no. XII; 1228 Dobezlaus (nom) ibid. no. XIII
Poland
Latin
1258 Dobezlaus (nom) CDT1 XVIII; 1269 Dubislavs (nom) UrkMeck1 no. LXIV, Dubislawus (nom) ibid. no. LXIV
Ukraine
Latin
1469 Dobeslao (dat) AGZ-18 19, Dobeslaum (acc) ibid. 19, Dobeslaus (nom) ibid. 19
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Dobeslav". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Dobeslav.