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Name Volodya

Origin:From Old Slavic words for rule and great, famousTools:

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About the name Volodya in particular

Languages of use:Russian
Is diminutive of:Wladimir
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
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About Wladimir/Vladimira, the group of names with the same origin as Volodya

Language of origin:Old Slavic
Info about origin, male:Old Slavic two-element name
 the second name element meri was later re-interpreted as mir
 the name Waldemar is the Germanic counterpart of the Slavic Wladimir
Words:vlad = to rule  Old Slavic
 meri = great, famous  Old Slavic
 mir = the peace  Old Slavic
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:17:Vladimir Moscow 2014,  19:Vladimír Czechia 2015,  447:Vladimir Switzerland 1997
Somehow related to:Waldemar
Old/original forms:Volodimeri Old Slavic
Name variants:Vladimira, Vladimir, Vladimir, Vladimír, Vladimiro, Volodya, Wladimir, Wladimiro, Wlodzimierz   Sortable list   Details