Stanislav (given name)

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Stanislav
Stanisław II August Poniatowski in coronation clothes.PNG
Gendermale
Origin
Word/nameSlavic
Meaningstani ("to become") + slava ("glory, fame")
Other names
Alternative spellingStanislaus (Latin), Stanislav (Slovak), Stanislau, Staniswaw (Belarusian), Stanislas (French), Staņislavs (Latvian), Stanislovas (Lithuanian), Stanisław (Polish), Estanislau (Portuguese), Estanislao (Spanish), Szaniszló (Hungarian)

Stanislav or Stanislaus (Latinized form) is a very old given name of Slavic origin, meaning someone who achieves glory or fame. It is common in the Slavic countries of Central and South Eastern Europe. The name has spread to many non-Slavic languages as well, such as French (Stanislas), German, and others.

The feminine form is Stanislava.

Polish language[edit]

In the Polish language, the name Stanisław has the following common diminutives: Stach, Stan, Stańko, Staś, Stasio, Stasiek, Staszek. By 15th century the following diminutives were recorded: Stachnię, Stachnik, Stachno, Stachosz, Stachura, Stacher, Stachyr, Stachyra, Stasz, Staszak, Staszeczko, Staszek, Staszel. Many of them turned into family names. [1]

Variants: Stasław, Tasław.

Its feminine form is Stanisława.

Stasiek, Stach may also be surnames.

Other derived surnames:

East Slavic languages[edit]

In the Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian languages, the diminutive forms of the name are Stas' and Stasik.

Slovene language[edit]

In the Slovene language, the name Stanislav is usually abbreviated either to Stanko, Stano or Staňo.

Other[edit]

Станіслаў / Stanisłaŭ (Belarusian), Stanislav (Croatian, Czech, Serbian, Slovak and Slovene), Станіслав (Ukrainian), Станислав (Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian), Stanislas (French), Stanislaus (German, Latin), Stanislovas (Lithuanian), Staņislavs (Latvian), Stanislao (Italian), Estanislau (Portuguese), Ainéislis (Irish/Gaelic), Estanislao (Spanish) and Szaniszló (Magyar/Hungarian).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zofia Kaleta, Nazwisko W Kulturze Polskiej, 1998, ISBN 8386619821 p. 54