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GenderMasculine
UsageCzech

Meaning & History

From an old Slavic name which meant "trick, stratagem", from pre "over" and mysli "thought, idea". This was the name of the founder of the Přemyslid dynasty, which ruled Bohemia from the 9th to the 14th century.
DiminutivePřemek
Other Languages & CulturesPrzemysław, Przemek, Przemko, Przemo, Przemysł Polish
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Entry updated December 3, 2014