Jarogniew

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Polish
Meaning: fierce anger.”
(yah-RAWG-nyef)

The name is composed of the Old Slavonic elements, jary, “fierce, strong” and gniew “anger.”

Another form is Jerogniew.

A notable bearer was Jarogniew Drwęski (1873-1921) a famous Polish statesman and social activist.

The designated name-day in Poland is December 6.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/php/find.php?name=jarogniew
  2. http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarogniew_(imi%C4%99)
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Rościgniew

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Polish
Meaning: “to grow angry.”
(ROSHE-cheeg-nyef)

The name is composed of the elements, rości, meaning “to grow” and gniew meaning “anger.”

The name is very unusual in Poland.

Its designated name-day is September 4.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/9.php
  2. http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rościgniew