Šťastný

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Šťastný
Pronunciation [ˈʃcastniː]
Origin
Region of origin Czech Republic and Slovakia; Burgenland, Austria
Meaning happy
Other names
Variant(s) Stastny
Footnotes: [1]

Šťastný (pronounced [ˈʃcastniː]) is a Czech and Slovak surname which literally means "happy".[2] The feminine form of the surname is Šťastná.

Spelling variants include Stiastny/Stiastna, Stiasny/Stiasna, Stiassny/Stiassna, etc..

The surname may refer to:

In sports:

  • The Šťastný family of ice hockey:
    • First generation (all brothers):
    • Second generation (both sons of Peter):
      • Yan Stastny (Ján Šťastný) (born 1982), Canadian–American centre
      • Paul Stastny (Pavol Šťastný) (born 1985), Canadian–American centre
  • Andrej Šťastný (born 1991), Slovak professional ice hockey player (not related to the above family)
  • Bohuslav Šťastný (born 1949), retired Czech professional ice hockey player (he is unrelated to the Slovak Šťastný family)
  • František Šťastný (1927 − 2000), Czech Grand Prix motorcycle racer
  • Leopold Šťastný (1911 − 1996), Slovak football (soccer) player and trainer

In the arts:

Stiasny[edit]

Stiassny[edit]

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