Laszlo Meaning and Origin

Laszlo is a boy’s name of Hungarian origin, meaning “glorious ruler.” It is pronounced as “LAHS-loh” with the stress on the first syllable. The name is quite distinctive and carries an air of elegance and strength. Laszlo is derived from the Hungarian name “László,” which itself has roots in medieval history. The name is believed to have originated from the Old Slavic name “Vladislav,” meaning “glorious ruler” or “one who rules with glory.” It was borne by several historical figures, including Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary, who was a highly respected king in Hungary during the 11th century. The name Laszlo, while not extremely common, has garnered attention and interest in various parts of the world due to its unique sound and historical significance. It has been more popular in Hungary and other countries influenced by Hungarian culture. Its popularity has been relatively stable over time, experiencing occasional peaks of interest. Famous People Named Laszlo: László Moholy-Nagy: A Hungarian painter and photographer known for his contributions to the Bauhaus movement. László Papp: A Hungarian boxer and three-time Olympic champion in the 1940s and 1950s. He is considered one of the greatest amateur boxers in history.

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