122 Belgian Baby Names With Meanings

Belgium, a small country with 10 million inhabitants, sitting right in the heart of Western Europe is subjected to cultural influences more than any other European country. One of the major results of this is that Belgium has three or more given languages, Dutch, in Flanders, French in southern Belgium and German in a tiny part of Wallonia bordering Germany. These languages also bring differences in naming the babies, so much so that separate statistics are kept for these three different regions of the country.

The first names in Belgium are majorly French, German, and Dutch. The family names in the country are inherited from the given name of the ancestor. Noble name tied to the town or village, geographic origin, and the physical attribute of the ancestor are also considered. Some family names also reflect the profession of the first ancestor, such as De Backer and Boulanger, which means ‘baker’, or De Smedt which means ‘smith'. Women are not required to change their surname after their marriage. Below, you can check out MomJunction's collection of Belgian baby boy and girl names.

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
AndreA masculine man who are manly and well builtBoy
AnneVariation of Hannah; a beautiful prayerGirl
ChristianeFollower of Jesus ChristGirl
JanGift from GodBoy
JeanGod is gracious, in the bible one of the apostlesUnisex
LucFrom Lucania, a region in South ItalyBoy
MarcA war-like personBoy
MariaVariation of Mary or Miriam which means Bitter or Wished-for childGirl
MarieHebrew - Wished for child; Sea of bitterness; To Swell; A variant form of Maria; As Mary;Girl
MartineLatin - Dedicated to Mars; Warlike; Female Version of Marc; A variant of the name MarthaGirl
MichelMessenger of God.Boy
MoniqueOld Greek - Single; Only; Monk; Hermit; To advise; To warn; A variant of name MonicaGirl
NathalieThe date of birth of Christ.Girl
NicoleThe winning people.Girl
PatrickA regal and noble natured individualBoy
PaulOne who is humble and smallBoy
PhilippeOne who is the lover and friend of horsesBoy
PierreOne who is tough as a rockBoy
RitaOld Greek - Pearl; Way of life; A variant of name MargaretGirl
AdalgisoNoble hostageBoy
AdelgondeA noble woman, warriorGirl
AgatheA kind natured woman.Girl
AmdtOne with the power of an eagleBoy
AngelettaLittle angel, a girl as beautiful as a little angel.Girl
AniqueGrace or favorGirl
AnnaName of a King; Food; Grain; Earth and Water; GodBoy
ApollinaA gift from Apollo.Girl
ArceneSomething silveryGirl
ArliseGod's oathGirl
AudrickA noble friendBoy
AvasetBirthGirl
BazThe unwavering protectorBoy
BeauvaisOne belonging to Beauvais, from Beauvais.Boy
BerangariaName of a princess.Girl
BernissThe one who brings victory.Girl
BertlOne who is famous for nobility.Boy
BlaisdellA person who lisps or stutters.Boy
BriandThe old English form of Briand, meaning strong or hill.Boy
BrunhildeBattle armorGirl
CamilleiFree born or noble.Girl
CapucinaCapeGirl
CarlijnBelgian variant of Caroline, meaning free man.Girl
CelesseHeavenlyGirl
ChevalKnight, horseman and riderBoy
DarcioA variation of Darcy. It means dark or from Arcy.Boy
DareauOne who is dearly loved, openBoy
DavetA variant of David, meaning beloved.Boy
DemanTameBoy
DenyseOf dionysusGirl
DerrallA person who is dearly loved.Boy
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