Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. WEHN-səs-laws(English) WEHN-səs-ləs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Medieval Latinized form of Veceslav (see Václav). The spelling may have been influenced by the Czech word věnec meaning "wreath, crown".

Related Names

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

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Entry updated May 29, 2020