(pronounced Lah-dee-slav) is a name of Slavic
origin. It is comprised of the name of the ancient Slavic goddess
of love Lada
and the Slavic word slava
(worship, glory). The name means He who worships Lada
or He who glorifies Lada
and has pagan
roots. The name is popular among all Slavic nations as well as some neighboring non-Slavic countries.
The female form of this name would be Ladislava.
Spellings and variations
In Bulgarian and Russian this name spells in the Cyrillic alphabet: Ладислав.
In Hungarian this name spells László.