To dispel anger
| Polish pronunciation: [ˈzbiɡɲɛf]|Zbigniew of Poland, high duke of Poland from 1102-1106
Zbigniew Boniek, footballer
Zbigniew Bródka, Polish speed skater and a 2014 Olympic champion in 1500 metres
Zbigniew Brzeziński, United States National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter
Zbigniew Gut, Polish footballer
Zbigniew Herbert, Polish writer
Zbigniew Pierzynka, Polish long-distance runner
Zbigniew Preisner, one of Poland's leading film score composers
Zbigniew Religa, prominent Polish cardiac surgeon and politician
Zbigniew Robert "Inferno" Promiński, Polish death metal drummer
Zbigniew Rybczyński, Polish filmmaker
Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Polish actor
Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor
Zbigniew ([ˈzbiɡɲɛf]) is a Polish masculine given name, originally Zbygniew [ˈzbɨɡɲɛf]. This Slavic name is derived from the Polish elements Zby- (from zbyć, zbyć się, or pozbyć się, meaning "to dispel", "to get rid of") and gniew, meaning "anger". Its diminutive forms include Zbyszek and Zbyś.
The Czech form of this name is Zbyněk (derived from Zbyhněv and pronounced similarly to the Polish).
Individuals with this name may celebrate their name day on February 17, March 17, April 1, June 16 or October 10.