7: Wojtek z Wisny -New Name (NP)
Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Client requests authenticity for 16 century Polish.
Sound (Voy-tech) most important.
Language/Culture (Polish) most important.
Consulting Herald: Drasma Dragomira
Wojtek is a masculine 16th century Polish given name dated from 1520 - 1577. It is found in "A Preliminary Survey of Names from the Historical Dictionary of Personal Names in Bialystok" by Lillia de Vaux (https://st-walburga.aspiringluddite.com/docs/Bialystok.pdf)
z Wisny is a Polish locative byname formed from the town named Wisnie, found in Statuta y Przywileie Koronne z tácińskiego ięzyká na Polskie przeloẑone, nowym porządkiem zebraane y spisane by Jan Herburt z Fulšteina, published 1570 (
[ www.google.com ] ). In Polish, the feminine nominative form -ie can convert to -y in the genitive form required for locative bynames in the form z + Place Name. (https://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/poland/PronunciationGuide.pdf)
The pattern given name + z + locative byname is found for Polish in SENA Appendix A.