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What does Wenceslas mean?

Wenceslas Pronunciation of Wenceslas [wences-las] as a boys' name is of Slavic derivation, and the name Wenceslas means "greater glory". Wenceslas is an alternate form of Wenceslaus (Slavic): from "ventie slav".

Associated with: greater.


3 alternative forms via Wenceslaus: Venceslao, Wenczeslaw and Wiencyslaw.

Creative forms:
(male) Wencesley, Winceslas, ..

(female) Wencesda, Wencesla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wenceslas Clyde (W.C.), ..

How popular is Wenceslas?

Wenceslas is an uncommon given name for males. Wenceslas is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Wenceslas has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wenceslas name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wenceslas outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeneas, Aenneas, Wendel, Wendell and Wenzel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wenceslas.

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