121 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.

AdalgisoNoble hostageBoy
AdelgondeA noble woman, warriorGirl
AgatheA kind natured woman.Girl
AmdtOne with the power of an eagleBoy
AndreA masculine man who are manly and well builtBoy
AngelettaLittle angel, a girl as beautiful as a little angel.Girl
AniqueGrace or favorGirl
AnnaName of a King; Food; Grain; Earth and Water; GodBoy
AnneVariation of Hannah; a beautiful prayerGirl
ApollinaA gift from Apollo.Girl
ArceneSomething silveryGirl
ArliseGod's oathGirl
AudrickA noble friendBoy
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
CarlijnBelgian variant of Caroline, meaning free man.Girl
ChevalKnight, horseman and riderBoy
ChristianeFollower of Jesus ChristGirl
DarcioA variation of Darcy. It means dark or from Arcy.Boy
DareauOne who is dearly loved, openBoy
DavetA variant of David, meaning beloved.Boy
DenyseOf dionysusGirl
DerrallA person who is dearly loved.Boy
DerrickA gifted ruler. A person with capabilities of being a gifted ruler.Boy
DesaraeThe one desired by everyone.Girl
DesiraeLong hoped for, desiredGirl
DietgerSpear of the peopleBoy
DrugiA man who is strong and powerful.Boy
EdgartonA prosperous warriorBoy
EnglebertaA bright angelGirl
FarahildeTraveling, battleGirl
FelisbertaAn intelligent and wise womanGirl
FontaneFontane is Belgian word for fountain.Boy
GasconFrom Gascony, one who belongs to Gascony.Boy
GeneviaJuniper berryGirl
GeniveeOf the race of women.Girl
GerdieProtected, she who is protected by God.Girl
GodeliefLoved by the gods, or good lifeBoy
GudrunaOne with a divine knowledge.Girl
HaduA vigorous battle maiden.Girl
HalfridaA peaceful heroineGirl
HedvigeFighter or refuge in battle. It is a variation of Hedwig.Girl
HenriellaRuler of the house, a woman who rules the house.Girl
HildimarOne who is glorious, gloriousGirl
HolleBeloved, beloved of everyone.Girl
HuldeBeloved, dear to everyone.Girl
IdaA woman who is hardworkingGirl
IdnaActive, one who is active and agile.Girl
IdoniaIndustrious and fruitful.Girl
IrmigardThe goddess of war.Girl
IsoldaThe ruler of iceGirl
JacquelynneSupplanter. A variation of Jacqueline.Girl
JakohBelgian variation of Jacob, meaning supplanter.Boy
JanGift from GodBoy
JanezGod's gracious giftBoy
JeanGod is gracious, in the bible one of the apostlesUnisex
JoshkaJoshka is the Belgian version of Joshua and means Jehovah is generous.Boy
JulezJulez is a variation of Jules and means youthful.Boy
KelianBelgian term for a small water channelBoy
LerouxThe red haired one.Boy
LucFrom Lucania, a region in South ItalyBoy
MadelcaA female name of Belgian originGirl
MannevilleFrom the great estateBoy
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
MaslenLittle twinBoy
MichelMessenger of God.Boy
MoniqueOld Greek - Single; Only; Monk; Hermit; To advise; To warn; A variant of name MonicaGirl
MyrilFamous or of the seaBoy
NathalieThe date of birth of Christ.Girl
NevNew villageBoy
NicoleThe winning people.Girl
NoriceA term used for caretakerBoy
OdbartOne who is wealthy and rich.Boy
OrvalleOne from the golden village.Boy
OtilioA wealthy and fortunate person.Boy
PascaliA form of Pascal, meaning born on Easter.Boy
PascalineA girl born during EasterGirl
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
PlatFrom the flat land, one belonging to the flat land.Boy
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