Radoslav

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Radoslav
Gendermasculine
Origin
Language(s)Slavic
Meaning"eager glory"
Region of originSlavic Europe
Other names
Short form(s)Radan, Radič
Derivedrad- ("happy, eager, to care") and slava ("glory, fame")
Related namesRadosław, Radosav, Radič, Radu

Radoslav (Cyrillic: Радослав) is a common Slavic masculine given name, derived from rad- ("happy, eager, to care") and slava ("glory, fame"), both very common in Slavic dithematic names. It roughly means "eager glory". It is known since the Middle Ages.[1] The earliest known Radoslav was a 9th-century Serbian ruler. It may refer to:

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  1. ^ Myroslava T. Znayenko (1980). The Gods of the Ancient Slavs: Tatishchev and the Beginnings of Slavic Mythology. Slavica. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-89357-074-3.