Vadim is a Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Croatian, Bulgarian, and Macedonian masculine given name derived either from the Persian badian (anise or aniseed), or from the ancient Russian word vaditi (Russian: вадити, meaning to blame, to slander. Its long version, Vadimir, is now obsolete. This given name is highly popular in Russia (as Vadim), Ukraine (as Vadym), Belarus (as Vadzim), Moldova, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Bulgaria.
Nathalie Vadim (born 1958), French film director, daughter of Roger and sister of Christian
Roger Vadim (1928–2000), French screenwriter, film director and producer
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