[ 3 syll. miec-zy-slaw, mi-eczysl-aw ] The baby boy name Mieczyslaw is pronounced as MIY-CHIY-SLAAV †. Mieczyslaw is used chiefly in the Polish language and it is derived from Slavonic origins. The name's meaning is famous man; famous bear. It is derived from the elements 'miecz' meaning man ; 'mieszka' bear ; 'slav' fame, glory, Slav. The name was borne by two early Polish rulers. The name Mecislava (Czech) is the female form of Mieczyslaw.
Mieczyslaw is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Mieczyslaw: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"