Given Name MIESZKO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Polish
PRONOUNCED: MYE-shkaw  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of MIECZYSŁAW. This was the name of two rulers of Poland, including Mieszko I who converted the country to Christianity.
FEMININE FORM: Mieczysława
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mechislav (Russian)

Categories

kings, princes
Entry updated July 2, 2017