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.

Related Names

VariantsČesko(Czech) Česko(Slovak)
Other Languages & CulturesTsjeggië(Afrikaans) Tjekkiet(Danish) Tsjechië(Dutch) Czechia(English) Tchéquie(French) Tschechien(German) Csehország(Hungarian) Cechia(Italian) Tsjekkia(Norwegian) Czechy(Polish) Tjeckien(Swedish)
Surname DescendantČech(Czech)

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Entry added October 20, 2016