From Russian Влади́мир (Vladímir) and reinforced by Medieval Latin Vladimirus, name of several saints in the Eastern Orthodox Church, from Old East Slavic Володимѣръ (Volodiměrŭ), Old Church Slavonic Владимѣръ (Vladiměrŭ), from Proto-Slavic *Voldiměrъ (which see for more), equivalent to владь (vladĭ, “power”) (which is from Proto-Indo-European *h₂welh₁- (“be strong”)) and мѣръ (měrŭ, “great”), changed by folk etymology into миръ (mirŭ, “peace”).
- A male given name popular throughout the history of Slavic countries and societies, but rare as a name of English-speaking persons.
- A city in the administrative centre of Vladimir Oblast, Russia.
- An oblast of Russia.
- Valdemar (Scandinavian)
- Waldemar, Woldemar (Germanic names), whence Latvian Voldemārs, Finnish Valto
- a male given name