Meaning & History
Medieval Latinized form of Veceslav (see Václav). The spelling may have been influenced by the Czech word věnec meaning "wreath, crown".
Other Languages & CulturesViachaslau(Belarusian) Ventseslav, Ventsislav(Bulgarian) Višeslav(Croatian) Václav, Věnceslav, Vašek(Czech) Wenzel, Wenzeslaus(German) Vencel(Hungarian) Venceslao(Italian) Wacław, Więcesław(Polish) Veaceslav(Romanian) Vatslav, Vyacheslav, Slava(Russian) Višeslav(Serbian) Václav(Slovak) Venceslás(Spanish) Vyacheslav(Ukrainian)
Entry updated May 29, 2020