Yaroslav name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yaroslav mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yaroslav

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Yaroslav means "Strong".
  2. A submission from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Yaroslav means "'fierce and glorious', derived from the Slavic elements yaru meaning 'fierce, energetic' and slava meaning 'glory'" and is of Russian origin.
  3. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Yaroslav means "Yaroslav the wise. It can mean wise person. However it is just a Russian/Slavic name and does not really mean anything specific" and is of Russian origin.
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Transliteration of Ukrainian or Russian Яросла́в (Jarosláv)

  1. A Slavic male given name.

Notable Persons Named Yaroslav

Notable Persons Named Yaroslav

Yaroslav the Wise

Yaroslav the Wise is royalty. He holds the title Grand Prince of Kiev and Novgorod. His career lasted from 1019 to 1054.

Yaroslav Rakitskiy

Yaroslav Rakitskiy is a soccer player for the FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine national under-21 football team, and Ukraine national football team. Yaroslav was born on August 3rd, 1989 in Pershotravensk.

Yaroslav II

Yaroslav II was royalty. Yaroslav was born as the child of Vsevolod the Big Nest and Maria Shvarnovna on February 8th, 1191. He died on September 30th, 1246.

Yaroslav Korolev

Yaroslav Korolev is a basketball player for the Planasa Navarra, BC Avtodor Saratov, PBC CSKA Moscow, Los Angeles Clippers, BC Dynamo Moscow, New Mexico Thunderbirds, Reno Bighorns, CB Granada, San Sebastián Gipuzkoa BC, BC Spartak Saint Petersburg, Panionios B.C., and Basket Navarra Club in the Liga Española de Baloncesto. He was most active from 2003 to present. Yaroslav was born on May 7th, 1987 in Moscow.

Yaroslav Stetsko

Yaroslav Stetsko was a Leader of the OUN-B and Leader of theOUN-B. Yaroslav was born on January 19th, 1912 in Ternopil. He passed away on July 5th, 1986.

Yaroslav Popovych

Yaroslav Popovych is a cyclist. Yaroslav was born on January 4th, 1980 in Drohobych.

  • Yaroslav Zherebukh
  • Yaroslav Hodzyur
    Soccer Player
  • Yaroslav Blanter
  • Yaroslav Alexandrovich Evdokimov
  • Yaroslav Moskalenko
  • Yaroslav Levchenko
  • Yaroslav Khabarov
    Hockey Player
  • Yaroslav Ognev
  • Yaroslav Petrovych Mendus
  • Yaroslav Ivanovych Pavulyak
  • Yaroslav Smelyakov
  • Yaroslav Ovsyannikov
    Soccer Player
  • Yaroslav Markevych

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaroslav

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaroslav

Derega Yaroslav

Derega was born on July 15th, 1955 in Lviv.


Fun Facts about the name Yaroslav

  • How Popular is the name Yaroslav? Yaroslav is the 27,050th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yaroslav have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 210 babies born with the first name Yaroslav in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaroslav to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yaroslav? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yaroslav first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaroslav is Tuesday, January 1st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Yaroslav born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaroslav was in 2016 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Yaroslav Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaroslav is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Yaroslav: The name spelled backwards is Valsoray. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yalsrvao. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yaroslav name meaning

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