Gender Masculine
Usage Czech
Pronounced Pron. SVA-to-plook  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "blessed people", derived from the Slavic elements svetu "blessed, holy" and pulku "people, host, army". Svatopluk the Great was a 9th-century ruler of Great Moravia, a region centered around the modern Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSvante(Medieval Scandinavian) Svantepolk(Old Norse) Świętopełk(Polish) Svyatopolk(Russian) Svätopluk(Slovak) Svante(Swedish)
Same SpellingSvätopluk


Name Days

Czechia: February 23


Entry updated April 25, 2021