Vladěna

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Czech/Slovak
Meaning: “rule.”
(vlah-DYEH-nah).

The name is most commonly used in the Czech Republic but is occasionally used in other Slavic speaking countries. It shares a common ancestor with the male Russian name Vlad which is derived from the old Slavonic, volod, meaning “rule.” In the modern Czech lexicon, vláda means “government.” The designated name day is August 30.

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