Vlad: baby boy name popularity and meaning


Of Russian origin, this name means "ruler," and it's true - your life will belong to your little Vlad from the moment you lay eyes on him. Hopefully he's more "benevolent leader" and less "iron-fisted dictator."


Vlad is already short enough, thanks.

Famous people named Vlad:

There are no celebrity Vlads yet, so start directing yours toward stardom early.

Fun fact:

Bram Stoker may have loosely based his novel Dracula on a real-life person, Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia ... also known as "Vlad the Impaler."

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