Wenzel is a male given name (long version Wenzeslaus) as the German and Old English form of the Czech given name Václav or Venceslav,[1][2] meaning "praised with glory". Variations are Вячеслав (Ukrainian and Russian), Vencel (Hungarian), Wacław, Więcław, Wiesław (Polish), Venceslas/Wenceslas (French), Venceslao (Italian), Venceslau (Portuguese), Wenceslao (Spanish).

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  1. ^ Scheller, Andrea (2020). "Wenzel". Digitales Familiennamenwörterbuch Deutschlands (in German).
  2. ^ "Wenzel". Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. 2013.