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Name Václav

Origin:From a Old Slavic word for fame, glory, SlavTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Czech
Topics:Asteroid 8740 Vaclav, discovered 1998
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
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About Wenzeslaus, the group of names with the same origin as Václav

Language of origin:Old Slavic
Info about origin:known from Saint Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia and today the patron saint of the Czech Republic (10th century AD)
Words:více = more  Slavic
 slava = the fame, the glory, the Slav  Old Slavic
Topics:New Testament, Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:11:Václav Czechia 2015,  96:Vencel Hungary 2015
Old/original forms:Venceslav Old Slavic
Name variants:Václav, Vencel, Venceslao, Wenceslas, Wenzel, Wenzeslaus   Sortable list   Details
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CzechiaGraph2015 172012 20,  2009 20
Czechia prevalence 2015 11