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Yaroslava

Heartyah-ruh-SLAV-ah
Russian
"fierce and glorious"

Yaroslava Origin and Meaning

The name Yaroslava is girl's name meaning "fierce and glorious".
The feminine form of Yaroslav, a name which belonged to several Grand Princes of Kyiv and Novgorod, including Yaroslav I “the Wise”. A city and region called Yaroslavl in Western Russia are named in his honor.

A notable bearer of this feminine form is tennis player Yaroslava Shvedova.