Lech - Meaning of Lech
[ 1 syll. lec(h), le-ch ] The baby boy name Lech is pronounced as LehK †. Lech is largely used in the Polish language and it is derived from Slavonic origins. The name is of ancient and obscure origin. The name was borne in Slavic mythology by the founder of the Polish people; his brothers Czech and Rus founded the Czech and Russian peoples respectively.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Lech.
Leszek (Polish diminutive form) is another variant of Lech.
Lech is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Lech: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"
A famous person named Lech is Politician, Lech Walesa, born 29 September 1943, Popowo, Poland.