Volodymyr

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Volodymyr
Gender male
Origin
Word/name Ukrainian, Old-slavic native
Meaning possessor of the world, peace
Region of origin Ukraine
Other names
Related names Vladimir, Waldemar

Volodymyr (Ukrainian: Володимир) is a Ukrainian male given name.

The name is a direct descendant from the Old East Slavic Володимир (Volodimir), which is spelled identically in Cyrillic, but transliterated differently because of changes in the Ukrainian alphabet since medieval times. The meaning of the name is "possessor of the world, peace". Volodia (Володя), Vova (Вова) are short versions of this name. The same Slavic sources also produced the Russian and Serbian variant Vladimir, as well as the Danish Valdemar and the German Waldemar.

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