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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vadim

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Alt. Meaning

V is for valor, your strength.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons Named Vadim

Vadim Shipachyov is a hockey player for the SKA Saint Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Vadim was born on March 12th, 1987 in Cherepovets.



Vadim Demidov is a soccer player for the SK Brann, IL Runar, Sandefjord Fotball, Manglerud Star Toppfotball, Hønefoss BK, Rosenborg BK, Real Sociedad, Eintracht Frankfurt, Celta de Vigo, FC Anzhi Makhachkala, and Norway national football team. Vadim was born on October 10th, 1986 in Riga.


DJ Vadim aka Andre Gurov is an alternative hip hop disc jockey and record producer. He plays Turntablism. He has been prominent since 1995. DJ was given the name Vadim Andreev . DJ is also known as Andre Gurov and Daddy Vad.


Vadim Repin is a classical violinist, violin, and classicalviolinist. His ongoing career started in 1982. Vadim was born on August 31st, 1971 in Novosibirsk, Russia.


Vadim Bakatin is a Chairman of the Inter-republican Security Service of the Soviet Union, Chairman of theInter-republican Security Service of the Soviet Union, Minister of Interior of the Soviet Union, and Ministry of Internal Affairs (Russia). Vadim was born on November 6th, 1937 in Kiselyovsk.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vadim

Roger Vadim was a film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was most prominent from 1950 to 1997. Roger was given the name Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov on January 26th, 1928. He breathed his last breath on February 11th, 2000.


Christian Vadim is an actor. He was most active from 1983 to present. Christian was given the name Christian Igor Christophe Plemiannikov on June 18th, 1963 in France.


He was most active from 1994 to present. David was born on March 28th, 1972 in Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.


Moistruc Vadim is an athlete for the FC Edineț.


Fun Facts about the name Vadim

  • How Popular is the name Vadim? Vadim is the 17,228th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vadim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 454 babies born with the first name Vadim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vadim to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vadim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vadim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vadim is Monday, April 20th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Vadim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vadim was in 2002 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Vadim Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vadim is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Vadim: Your name in reverse order is Midav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dmaiv. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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