Given Name WOJCIECH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Polish
PRONOUNCED: VOI-chekh   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements voji "soldier" and tekha "solace, comfort, joy". Saint Wojciech (also known by the Czech form of his name Vojtěch or his adopted name Adalbert) was a Bohemian missionary to Hungary, Poland and Prussia, where he was martyred.
DIMINUTIVE: Wojtek
FEMININE FORM: Wojciecha
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Vojtěch (Czech), Vojtech (Slovak)
  Poland
2014