86 Czech Baby Names With Meanings

The Czech Republic has given us gems in the areas of sports, literature, and business. They are inspirational in more ways than you can imagine. So if you have Czech ancestry and wish to associate your child with it from the very beginning, give him or her a Czech baby name.

Czechoslovakia had a traditional naming convention, which was continued even after its peaceful split into the Czech Republic in 1993. The naming convention includes a given name and a surname. The bride can adopt the groom’s surname after marriage.

Czech parents are quite traditional and conservative in their name choices. Their names are compound names formed using Slavic elements. These names are phonetically spelled, and the emphasis or stress falls on the first syllable. But now, people have started embracing Biblical and Christian names also.

In the Communist era, parents were required to fill a permission form. This was in case parents choose a name that wasn't on the Czech calendar as each day on the calendar stood for a name. But since Velvet Revolution, parents have the right to give any name they want.

Czech parents are also known for giving cute nicknames, which are formed by adding new endings to the given name. These names are typically used in everyday situations. Search through MomJunction's collection of Czech baby names with meanings below.

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
AdamMan, earthBoy
AdelaA short form of adelaideGirl
EliskaOne who is fully devoted to GodGirl
Emathis means serious or grandmother or nurse or Wife of Jarl.Girl
FilipA horse lover (Spanish)Boy
JakubSiezed by the handBoy
JanGift from GodBoy
KarolinaKarolina means Tiny and FeminineGirl
KristýnaFollower of Christ.Girl
LukasHe who illuminatesBoy
MatejOne considered a God's GiftBoy
MatyasHungarian name for a gift from the GodBoy
NatalieThe child born on Christmas day.Girl
OndrejHuman warrior or mannish soldier.Boy
SofieFrom the Greek name Sophia, it means WisdomGirl
TerezaOne who gathersGirl
TomasThe twin, one of a born twinBoy
ViktorieVictorious, VictoryGirl
VojtechVoj means War, and Tech means EagerBoy
AlesGerman - Nobly Famous; Old Greek - Defender of Men; A variant name of Albert and AlexanderBoy
AndrejOld Greek - Male; Manly; Brave; Virility; A variant of name AndreasBoy
AnnaName of a King; Food; Grain; Earth and Water; GodBoy
AntekLatin - Priceless, Inestimable; A variant of name is AnthonyBoy
AntoninLatin - Priceless, Inestimable; A variant of name is AnthonyBoy
ArnoGermanic - Earnest; Serious; Eagle Ruler; Variant of name ArnoldBoy
ArtisCeltic - Stone, Bear; Germanic - Thor, The Eagle; A variant of name ArthurBoy
BeliasA white womanGirl
BenesaSHe who is blessedGirl
BogumirBogumir is derived from the elements bogu which means "god" and meru, which means "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".Boy
BohdanHe who is god-givenBoy
BohdankoGod's giftBoy
BohumilHe who is dear to the GodBoy
BohuslavThe God's gloryBoy
BoleslavOne who has the greater gloryBoy
BOŽENAShe who is DivineGirl
BrencisA crown; worn on the head of the ruler or kingBoy
CendaA compassionate, fragile and natural individualGirl
CestmirA strong fortressBoy
CyrilMasterful; one who is talentedBoy
DalThe blind oneBoy
DamikOne who is from EarthBoy
DarinGod's giftGirl
DarinaWonderful gift from GodGirl
DarjaOne who has GodGirl
DobromirGood Fame; one who keeps prestige and peaceBoy
DobroslavIt means good glory in chezBoy
DusaA spirit; they are creative beingsBoy
FialaA violet womanGirl
FrantisekCzech form of 'Franciscus' which means a free individualBoy
FrantiskaCzech variant of 'Frances' it refers to a woman who is freeGirl
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