Meaning and Origin of: Lech
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First name origins & meanings:
- Polish : Glory of the Poles
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Polish and Czech : from the personal name Lech, often chosen as a patriotic name among Poles. According to Slavic legend, three brothers, Lech, Czech, and Rus, founded the nations of the Poles, Czechs, and Russians respectively. In Czech the term Lech denotes a Pole.
- North German : from a byname for a mean person, from Middle Low German lēch ‘low’, ‘bad’, ‘mean’.