Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Zbygniew m. Slavic zby 'to dispeal, to get rid of' + Polish gniew, Czech hněv from Proto-Slavic *gněvъ 'anger'.

The Czech form Zbyněk was Latinized Sbinco or Zbinco.

Czech Republic
Latin
1353 Sbynconi (dat) chlumecky 66; 1355 Sbynconi (dat) ibid. 66
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Zbygniew". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Zbygniew.