A derivative of Proto-Slavic *volděti, *voldati 'to rule' + Slavic sława, slava 'glory, fame'.
The name of an 11th C tsar of Bulgaria, an 11th C king of Hungary and Croatia and saint, three 12th C dukes of Bohemia, three 12th C kings of Hungary and Croatia, a 13th C king of Serbia, a 14th C grand duke of Lithuania and king of Poland, a 14th-15th C king of Naples, a 15th C duke of Austria and king of Hungary and Croatia, two 15th C voivode of Wallachia, and a 15th-16th C king of Bohemia and king of Hungary and Croatia.
- ● 1317 Ladislai (gen) CDH-VIII-II X,
Ladislao (abl) ibid. X;
1324 Ladislai (gen) ibid. CCLXX
- ● 1391 Ladislaus (nom) Venditti I-1,
Ladizlaus (nom) ibid. I-2
- ● 1105 Vladislao (dat) CDT1 I;
1209 Vladislao (abl) ibid. II;
1250? Wladislaus (nom) ibid. XVI;
1268 Vladislaus (nom) ibid. XX;
1275 Wladizlao (abl) ibid. XXIII;
1345 Wladislaus (nom) CDEM-7.2 616,
wladislao (dat) ibid. 616;
1418 Vladislaus (nom) LibBenIII p. 476
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Vladislav". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Vladislav.