Wenzel Family History
14-Day Free Trial
Wenzel Name Meaning
German: from the personal name Wenzel, a pet form (with the German diminutive suffix -el) of the Middle High German personal name Wenze, a borrowing from Slavic representing a short form of the Old Czech personal name Veceslav (see Vacek; the borrowing took place before Czech lost its nasal vowels).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wendel, Wengel, Menzel, Mengel, Hengel, Henzel, Denzel, Wencel