Place Name ČECHY

TYPE: Region
USAGE: Czech, Slovak

Meaning & History

From the name of the Slavic tribe of the Czechs, probably derived from the Slavic root čelo meaning "family, tribe". This is the Czech name of Bohemia, while the Czech Republic is called Česko.
VARIANTS: Česko (Czech), Česko (Slovak)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Czechia (English), Tchéquie (French), Tschechien (German), Csehország (Hungarian), Cechia (Italian), Czechy (Polish)