Hviezdoslav

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Gender Masculine
Usage Slovak

Meaning & History

The first element of this name is derived from Slovak hviezda "star", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic gvězda "star". Also compare Czech hvězda and Russian zvezda, both of which mean "star". The second element is derived from Slavic slav "glory". In other words, this name is the Slovak cognate of Hvězdoslav.
Added 5/17/2012 by Lucille
Edited 8/19/2016 by LMS