Anezka Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Agnes:
Derived from the Greek Hagnē, which is from hagnos (chaste, pure, sacred). The name was borne by a thirteen-year-old Roman martyred for her Christian beliefs during the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian
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Anezka a Czech form of Agnes. In Czech it is written with an accent mark over the z, which makes it sound roughly like the z in azure.
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Anezka like Agnes means "chaste" and comes from Greek
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St. Agnes of Bohemia was actually named Anezka. She was a Bohemian princess who left her life of wealth and luxury to become a Poor Claire nun. She was canonized in 1989 by Pope John Paul II shortly before the Czech Velvet Revolution. Her feast day is March 2.
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