Vadim
Origin/Usage
Russian, Slavic
Pronunciation
vah-DEEM
Meaning
Ruler
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Vadim originates in Slavic languages and means "ruler". Some sources also suggest its origin in Old Norse. As a masculine given name, its usage is very rare outside the Russian speaking world. It functions as a surname as well.

Famous Vadims

Vadim Khamuttskikh - volleyball player
Vadim Sidorov - athlete

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