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For other uses, see Ladislaus (disambiguation).

Ladislav is a name of Slavic origin and a variant of the name Vladislav, likewise meaning “one who commands (vlad-) glory (slav)”, i.e., “glorious”. The name is popular among all Slavic nations as well as some neighboring non-Slavic countries. The female form of this name is Ladislava.

Folk etymology occasionally links Ladislav with the Slavic goddess Lada.

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In Bulgarian and Russian this name is spelled in Cyrillic: Ладислав.

László is a Hungarian variation of this name.

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