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Vaclav Meaning


What does Vaclav mean?

The name Vaclav is of Czech origin.

The meaning of Vaclav is "more glory".

Vaclav is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Vac-lav.

The Given Name Vaclav

Vaclav is a form of Wenceslas. See Wenceslas for further details.

Vaclav appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Vaclav is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Vaclav Havel, Vaclav I, and Vaclav II.

Vaclav Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Vaclav Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Vaclav has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Vaclav to other names.

Vaclav Related Names

Vaclav is a form of Wenceslas.

Famous Vaclavs

  • Vaclav Havel ~ Writer
  • Vaclav I ~ Bohemian King (1230-1253)
  • Vaclav II ~ Bohemian King (1278-1305)
  • Vaclav III ~ Bohemian King (1305-1306)
  • Vaclav IV ~ Bohemian King (1378-1419)

Vaclav Numerology

What will your new littleVaclav be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Vaclav are often exotic and impressive but most of all they are read more >>

Vaclav Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Vaclav in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Vaclav.

Just for fun, see the name Vaclav in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Vaclav in Nautical Flags page.