Meaning:
Great Ruler

Origin:
Slavic - Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Bulgarian and Macedonian

Suave, Inviting, Resolute

The Boss

Vlado is the short form of Vladimir, meaning ‘Great Ruler’. Vladimir derives from root words:

vladeti

Rule

meru

Great

Vlado is a fantastic choice for a modern name as it has deep roots and a significant cultural heritage, but it also blends well with other contemporary names such as Arlo, Marlowe and Willow because if its ‘O’ ending.

Some of our more offbeat ‘O’ ending name suggestions include Santo, Yvo, Niilo, and Niccolo.