Given Name LECH

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: LEKH (Polish)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the Slavic tribe the Lendians, called the Lędzianie in Polish. According to Slavic legend this was the name of the founder of the Polish people. A famous bearer was the Polish president Lech Wałęsa (1943-).
DIMINUTIVE: Leszek (Polish)
Entry updated December 3, 2014