Gender Masculine
Usage Czech
Pronounced Pron. PREH-mi-səl  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an old Slavic name that 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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPrzemysł(Polish)
Same SpellingPremysl


Name Days

Czechia: May 16


Entry updated April 25, 2021