Gender Masculine
Usage Czech
Pronounced Pron. SVA-to-plook
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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 & CulturesSvantepolk(Ancient Scandinavian) Svante(Medieval Scandinavian) Świętopełk(Polish) Svyatopolk(Russian) Svätopluk(Slovak) Svante(Swedish)
Same SpellingSvätopluk

Popularity

Name Days

Czech Republic: February 23
Slovakia: November 12 (as Svätopluk)

Entry updated April 25, 2021