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Gender Masculine
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. VOI-chekh
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Slavic elements voji "soldier" and tekha "solace, comfort, joy". Saint Wojciech (also known by the Czech form of his name Vojtěch or his adopted name Adalbert) was a Bohemian missionary to Hungary, Poland and Prussia, where he was martyred in the 10th century.

Related Names

DiminutiveWojtek
Feminine FormWojciecha
Other Languages & CulturesVojtěch, Vojta(Czech) Vojtech(Slovak)
Surname DescendantWojciechowski(Polish)

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Name Days

Poland: April 23

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