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Name Wenzel

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

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About the name Wenzel in particular

Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Wenzeslaus
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Denzel, Wendel, Danzel, Denzell, Engel, Gwenael, Gwenaël, Leizel, Mendel, Vencel     Details
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About Wenzeslaus, the group of names with the same origin as Wenzel

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,  60:Vencel Hungary 2019
Old/original forms:Venceslav Old Slavic
Name variants:Václav, Vencel, Venceslao, Wenceslas, Wenzel, Wenzeslaus   Sortable list   Details