Gender Masculine
Scripts Вечеслав(Church Slavic)

Meaning & History

Medieval Slavic form of Václav.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesViachaslau(Belarusian) Ventseslav, Ventsislav(Bulgarian) Višeslav(Croatian) Václav, Věnceslav, Vašek(Czech) Wenzel, Wenzeslaus(German) Wenceslaus, Wenceslas(History) Vencel(Hungarian) Venceslao(Italian) Veceslav, Venceslaus, Wenceslaus(Medieval Czech) Wacław, Więcesław(Polish) Veaceslav(Romanian) Vatslav, Vyacheslav, Slava(Russian) Višeslav(Serbian) Václav(Slovak) Wenceslao, Venceslás(Spanish) Vyacheslav(Ukrainian)


Sources & References

  1. Goldschmidt, Paul. A Dictionary of Period Russian Names, available from
Entry updated February 4, 2020