Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Happy Name Day, Libuše & Amálie! Všechno nejlepší k svátku!


Today we honor Libuše & Amálie. Happy name day, Libuše & Amálie!

The name Amálie is a variant of Amelia, which is a blend of two medieval names:  the Latin Emelia and the Latin-German Amalia.  Its meaning is "industrious, striving; work".   

The name Libuše is an Old Czech name that is derived from the adjective libý, the base of which is Slavonic ljub, meaning "love, lovable."