Czech Genealogy Glossary
Brush up on the Czech words you'll frequently encounter in genealogical records.
English Czech
baptism krest, krestni
birth narození, rodný
burial pohreb
Catholic katolický
child dítě, děcko, dět'áko
church církev
county okres
daughter dcera
death úmrtí, smrt
farmer hospodár, chlap
father otec, táta
female žena
first name krestni jméno
godparent(s) kmotri
husband manžel, chot’, muž
Jew/Jewish žid, židové/židovsky
male mužký
marriage snatek
mother matka,máma
parents rodice
registry/record matrika
servant sluha/služka
son syn
surname prîjmení
town město
village ves, vesnice
wife manželka, chot’
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