German “CZECH” Terminology
German City Names
Start entering a city name in German or Czech you want to find the translation for and select one from the autocomplete list. The list's format is Czech name (German name) - Parent . After selecting, the Czech translation and the parent (closest bigger city or region) will display bellow.
You can click on "Map" next to the parent result to automatically search for that city/region on the map over at our Genealogy Map page, and click on "Copy" next to any result to copy it into your clipboard.
The data used is from Wikipedia's List of historical German and Czech names for places in the Czech Republic - you can find the whole list on Czech Wikipedia here or a less detailed English version here
Using the form bellow you can easily find the Czech translation for most German city/village names.
Enter any text into the input field. It will display in the font and letter case selected bellow. If you need to add German-specific characters, you can click on a button with the appropriate letter. Holding SHIFT on computers allows you to enter uppercase versions of those letters.
You can click on "Copy" next to any field to copy it into your clipboard, click on "Map" next to the parent/city region to display it on map and show more details about it or click on "Print" next to any field to print the results.
Most of these fonts are usually handwritten and may look a little different depending on the person writing the text.
This tool can help with reading older handwritten documents by inputing the text you believe is written on them in English and comparing the original with the text generated in German handwriting.
Click this button to show the entire alphabet in selected font and letter case.