Name Vadim Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Vadim


Vadim is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Vadim?

Vadim (Cyrillic: Вадим) is a Russian, Ukrainian, Slovene, Romanian and Macedonian name of Old East Slavic origin. It may be derived from the Slavic name Vadimir or the name Bademus, which is of Persian origin.

What does the name Vadim mean?

Vadim could be derived from Eastern Slavic “volod” meaning “to rule” or from “vaditi/вадити” meaning “to argue”, “to accuse” and “to blame”, thus Vadim means “arguing” or “ruler”. Besides, Vadim means “fennel”, “anise” or “aniseed” (from Persian “bâdiyân/بادیان”).

Pronunciation of Vadim

Variants of the name Vadim


Popularity of the name Vadim

The name Vadim is ranked #11180 overall.

Find more beautiful first names!

Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!

babyname app androidbabyname app iPhone

Interesting reads
The most popular baby names