Meaning Of The Name Václav | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Václav.

The name Václav is usually a unique name for boys. The origins of the name are Slavic and Czech. This name is sometimes translated into English as Wenceslas. The name Václav can be derived from the Old Slavic or Czech name Venceslav. The meaning of Václav translates to 'more glory' or 'wreath of glory'. This name is also a short form of the name Veceslav. Veceslav can be pronounced as 'Veche-slava', where 'Veche' stands for more and 'Slava' stands for glory. This name Václav was the name for many Bohemian kings. This name is not so popular, due to which it remains unlisted. This name is most popular in the Czech Republic. The numerological value of this name is 7. This name has a religious connection and is primarily used in the Christian religion. It is believed that people with the name are very enthusiastic and energetic. They are so careful about their behavior. They are independent but do not act stubbornly. They have a very strong mental state. There are many notable people with this name. Václav Havel was one of them, who was a heroic author, poet, and playwright and the last president of Czechoslovakia until its dissolution.


Václav is most often associated with the gender: male.

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V-A-C-L-A-V , is a 6-letter male given name.

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