Type Region

Meaning & History

From Latin Boiohaemum, from the name of the Gaulish tribe the Boii combined with Old German heim "home". This is the name of a historical region within the Czech Republic. The region is called Čechy in Czech, while the country is called Česko.

Related Names

Rootsboii + haimaz
Other Languages & CulturesBoiohaemum(Ancient Roman) Bohême(French) Böhmen(German) Böhmen(Swedish)


Entry updated December 7, 2022