Czech and Slovak Names of Slavic Origin

Male

Given Name and Variants Diminutives Meanings
Blahoslav Blahos, Blahosek blessed + glory
Bohdan   God + gift
Bohumil Bohous God + grace/favour
Bohumír   God + great
Bohuslav Bohous Bohus God + glory
Bojan Bojanek Bojek Bojik 'boi' battle
Boleslav Bolek Large + glory
Borivoj Bora Borik Borek 'borit' to fight + 'voi' warrior
Borzivoi    
Bozidar Boza Bozek 'bozy' divine + 'dar' gift
Bratislav   'brat' brother + glory
Bretislav Bretik 'brech' noise/din + glory
Bronislav/Branislav Branek Branik 'bron' armour/protection + glory
Budislav Budek 'budit' to arouse + glory
Ceslav/Ctislav   'chest' honour + glory
Ctibor Ctik Honour + to fight
Dalibor Dal Dalek 'dal' afar + 'borit' to fight
Dobromil   Good + grace
Dobromir   Good + great
Dobroslav   Good + glory
Drahomir Draha, Drahos, Drahosek 'dorogo' dear/beloved + great
Durko    
Dusan Dusanek Dusek 'dusha' spirit/soul
Honza    
Jarek Jarousek 'jaro' spring
Jaromil Jarmil Jarek Spring + grace/favour
Jaromir Jarek Spring + great
Jaropluk Jarek Spring + people
Jaroslav Jarda Jarek Spring + glory
Jasny    
Jur    
Karda    
Kvetoslav   Flower + glory
Lubomir Lubor Lumir Luba Lubek Lubomirek Luborek Lubos Lubosek Love + great
Ludomir Ludek People + great
Ludoslav Ludek People + glory
Mecislav Mecek Mecik Mecislavek Man or bear + glory
Milan Milic 'mil' grace/favour
Miloslav Milda Milon Milos Grace + glory
Miroslav/Miroslawy Mirek Great + glory
Mstislav Mstik, Myslik 'mshcha' vengeance + glory
Nepomuk Pomuk, Nepomucek St John of Nepomuk
Premysl Myslik Premek Premousek Pol trick/strategem
Pribislav Priba, Pribik, Pribisek 'pribit' to help/be present + glory
Radek/Radik Radacek Radan Radko Rados Radousek 'rad' glad
Radomir/Radimir Radim, Radek etc. Glad + great
Radoslav, Wratislaus Radek etc. Glad + glory
Rostislav Rosta Rostek Rosticek Rostik 'rosts' usurp + glory
Slavomir Slava Slavoj Glory + great
Sobeslav Sobes Sobik 'sobi' to usurp/appropriate + glory
Stanislav Stana Standa Stanek Stanko Stanicek Stanik Stanous Stanousek 'stan' government + glory
Svatomir   'svyanto' bright/holy + great
Svatopluk   'svyanto' bright/holy
Svatoslav   'svyanto' bright/holy
Techomir   'tech' consolation + great
Techoslav   'tech' consolation + glory
Veleslav Vela Velek Velousek 'vele' great + glory
Venceslav/Vaclav Vacek Vasek Vena Venousek Wenzel  
Vladimír Vlad Russian, rule + great
Vladislav/Ladislav Vlad 'Volod' rule + glory
Vlastimil    
Vojtech Vojta Vojtek Vojtik Vojtisek 'voi' soldier + 'tech' consolation
Zbyhnev Zbyna Zbynek Zbysek 'zbit' to get rid of + 'gniew' anger
Zelislav Zelek, Zelicek, Zelik, Zelousek 'zhelit' desire + glory
Zdeslav, Zdislav Zdik Zdisek 'zde' here/present + glory
Zitomir Zitek Zitousek 'zhit' to live + great
Zivan Zivanek Zivek Zivko 'zhiv' living
Zlatan Zlatek Zlaticek Zlatik Zlatko Zlatousek 'zlato' gold

Female

Given Name and Variants Diminutives Meanings
Blahoslava Blahuse blessed + glory
Bojana Bojka 'boi' battle
Boleslava Bolena, Bolenka Large + glory
Bohumira   God + great
Bohuslava   God + glory
Bozidara Boza Bozena Bozka 'bozy' divine + 'dar' gift
Bratislava - 'brat' brother + glory
Bretislava Bretka, Breticka 'brech' noise/din + glory
Bronislava/Branislava Brana Branka Brona Bronicka Bronka Armour + glory
Dobrila   Good/kind
Dobromila   Good/kind + grace
Dobromira   Good/kind + great/famous
Dobroslava   Good/kind + glory
Drahomira Draha Drahuse Drahuska Draza 'dorogo' dear/beloved + great
Dusana Dusa Dusanka Dusicka Duska 'dusha' spirit/soul
Jarka Jaruse Jaruska 'jaro' spring
Kvetoslava Kveta Kvetka Kvetuse Kvetuska Flower + glory
Libena Liba Libenka Libuse Libuska 'lib' love
Lidmila, Ludmilla, Ludmila Lida Lidka Liduna Lidunka Liduse Liduska People/tribe + grace/favour
Lubomira Luba Lubena Lubina Lubinka Lubka Luboska Love + great
Mecislava Mecina Mecka Man or bear + glory
Milena Milada Miladena Milana Mlada Mladena Miladka Milanka Milenka Milka Miluse Miluska Mladka Mladuska 'mil' grace/favour
Miloslava   Grace + glory
Miroslava Mira Mirka Miruska great + glory
Nadezda/Nadezhda Nadeja, Neda/Nedda Russian, hope
Pribislava Pribena Pribka Pribuska 'pribit' to help/be present + glory
Radomira Rada Radinka Glad + great
Radoslava Rada Glad + glory
Rostislava Rosta Rostina Rostinka Rostuska 'rosts' usurp + glory
Sobeslava Sobena Sobeska 'sobi' to usurp/appropriate + glory
Stanislava Stana Stanicka Stanuska 'stan' government + glory
Svetlana Svetla Svetlanka Svetluse Svetluska 'svet' light
Trava    
Veleslava Vela Velina Velinka Velka Veluska 'vele' great + glory
Venceslava/Vaclava Vena Venka Venuska  
Vera Vierka Verka Veruska Russian, faith
Vladimíra Vladmira Russian, rule + great
Vladislava/Ladislava Valeska 'Volod' rule + glory
Vlasta   From Vlas
Zbyhneva Zbyna Zbysa Zbyhneka Zbyhneuska 'zbit' to get rid of + 'gniew' anger
Zdenka    
Zdeslava, Zdislava Zdesa Zdeska Zdisa Zdiska 'zde' here/present + glory
Zelislava   'zhelit' desire + glory
Zitomira Zitka Zituse 'zhit' to live + great
Zivanka Zivka Zivuse Zivuska 'zhiv' living
Zlata Zlatina Zlatinka Zlatka Zlatuse Zlatuska Zlatuna Zlatunka 'zlato' gold
Zoila    
Zora, Zorah Zorana Zorina Dawn