Rostislav (given name)

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Rostyslav, Rostislav, Rościsław, Rastislav
Gender male
Origin
Word/name Slavic
Meaning rosti ("increase, grow") + sława/slava ("glory, fame")[1]
Other names
Variant form(s) Rostislava (f), Rościsława (f), Rastislava (f)
Related names Rościgniew, Rostimir
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Rastislav or Rostislav is a male Slavic given name, meaning "to increase glory" . The name has been used by several notable people of Czech, Polish, Ukrainian, Serbian, Russian and Slovak backgrounds.

  • Slovak: Rastislav
  • Polish: Rościsław (roughly pronounced: Rosh-chi-swaf)
  • Serbian, Old Slavonic: Rastislav
  • Russian, Bulgarian: Rostislav
  • Ukrainian: Rostyslav
  • Belarusian: Rascisłaŭ

Name Day[edit]

  • Czech: 19 April
  • Slovene: 10 March
  • Slovak: 13 January
  • Polish: 17 January

Derivatives and nicknames[edit]

Rostia, Rostek, Rastko, Rastio, Rasty, Rostic, Rosko, Rostko, Rastík, Rasťo, Slava, Slavik

List of people with the given name Rostislav or Rastislav[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Others[edit]

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