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100+ Beautiful Belgian Names With Meanings For Your Baby

Belgian names tend to have aesthetic meanings.

People from Belgium are called Belgians and they have a very rich and interesting culture.

In this article, we will look at various Belgian names that you can pick for your child. Whilst all of these names are popular in Belgium and can be understood as Belgian names, the continent of Europe is very fluid when it comes to culture and thus, you will find some names from a diversity of origins.

Belgium is located in Western Europe. It is famous for its mouth watering Belgium chocolate and actor Jean-Claude Van Damme, perhaps one of the most famous Belgians to ever exist. Belgium names are as interesting as the country itself. In this article, you will find Belgian names and meanings, common names, popular Belgian names, uncommon Belgian names, unusual names, Belgian Malinois names and more. So, buckle up and dive in. But before you do that, check out these similar articles for over 100 Belgian last names with meanings and history and 100 Old French names that are timelessly stylish.

Belgian Names For Boys

Here are some amazing traditional Belgian boy names and boy names that are popular in Belgium to get you started. Did you know that in 2019, Arthur was the most common name for babies born in Belgium?

1. Andre (Greek origin), the meaning of this name is “masculine”.

2. Adalgiso (Old German origin), the meaning of this Belgian boy name is “precious promise”.

3. Amdt (German origin), the meaning of this baby boy name is “one with the power of an eagle”. It’s one of the most powerful Belgian boys names.

4. Anna (Hebrew, Latin or Greek origin), the meaning of this name is “grain”.

5. Audrick (German origin), the meaning of this name is “noble friend”.

6. Baz (Arabic origin), the name originally meant “falcon” in Arabic.

7. Beauvais (French origin), the meaning of this name is “one from the region of Beauvais”.

8. Berg (Dutch origin), this is a very powerful Dutch name for boys as it means “mountain”. It’s also one of the most popular names among Belgian people.

9. Bertl (English origin), this is a very cute first name and it means “one who is famous for his nobility”.

10. Briand (Old English origin), the meaning of this name is “strong hill”. This is one of the cooler Belgian boy names.

11. Cheval (French origin), the meaning of this boy name is “knight”.

12. Darcio (French origin), this baby boy name means “dark”.

13. Davet (French origin), the meaning of this baby boy name is “beloved”.

14. Deman (German origin), this name means “diamond”.

15. Derrick (English origin), the meaning of this common name is “gifted ruler”.

16. Dietger (German origin), the meaning of this name is “spear”.

17. Drugi (German origin), this name means “a powerful man”.

18. Godelief (Dutch origin), this name means “loved by Gods”.

19. Kelian (Belgian origin), this traditional Belgian name means “small water channel”.

20. Lieven (Flemish origin), this is another one of those amazing Flemish boy names.

21. Marc (Latin origin), the meaning of this boy name is “a war-like person”.

22. Patrick (Latin origin), the meaning of this common yet beautiful name is “a regal man”.

23. Pierre (French origin), this baby boy name means “one who is tough as a rock”.

24. Porteur (French origin), this name means “gatekeeper”.

25. Roger (English origin), this name’s meaning is pretty unique – “a famous spearman”.

26. Sevrin (French origin), the meaning of this name is “a strict man”.

27. Tram (Flemish origin), the meaning of this first name is “a beam”. It ranks top in the list of lovely Flemish names.

29. Tretan (German origin), the meaning of this baby name is “son of Priam”.

29. Uli (German origin), the meaning of this baby boy name is “a noble leader”.

30. Vallois (Welsh origin), the meaning of this name is “a Welshman”.

There are many Belgium names which are unisex and have profound meanings.

Belgian Girls Names List

Here are some of the most amazing Belgian female names and flemish girls' names, as well as the most popular girl names in Belgium today.

31. Aceline (French origin), this beautiful  girls name means “noble”.

32. Ada (French origin), the meaning of this name is “nobility”.

33. Adelgonde (Latin origin), the meaning of this name is “a noble woman”.

34. Adora (French origin), the meaning of this name is “someone who is beloved.

35. Agathe (Greek origin), the meaning of this beautiful name is “a woman of kind nature”.

36. Agnes (Flemish origin), this is one of those Flemish girl names which have recently shot to popularity among parents. It means “pure” and has Greek roots.

37. Alene (Dutch origin), among the famous Dutch names meaning “alone”. Despite its Dutch origin, this name is popular in Belgium too.

38. Alida (Dutch origin), this name means “noble”.

39. Ambrosius (Dutch origin), this is the rarest name on this list, but it is nonetheless adorable, it means “divine”.

40. Angeletta (French origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “a little angel”.

41. Anique (Hebrew origin), the meaning of this name is “grace”.

42. Arcene (French origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “silvery”.

43. Arlise (Irish origin), the meaning of this name is “pledge”.

44. Avaset (Latin origin), the meaning of this name is “birth”.

45. Blanche (French origin), means “white” or “shining”.

46. Chanelle (French origin), the meaning of this beautiful name is “canal”.

47. Christiane (English origin), the meaning of this name is “follower of Jesus Christ”.

48. Denise (Greek origin), the meaning of this name is “devoted to Bacchus”.

49. Genivee (French origin), the meaning of this name is “race of women”.

50. Holle (German origin), the meaning of this name is “beloved”.

51. Isolda (Welsh origin), the meaning of this name is “ruler of ice”.

52. Jean (French origin), this beautiful name means “God is gracious”. It’s one of the most amazing Belgian baby girl names that you can gift to your child.

53. Madelca (Belgian origin), this is a traditional name found in Belgium of Belgian origin.

54. Maria (Latin origin), this is one of the more traditional Belgian girl names. It is not only popular in Belgium, but even in other countries where Christianity is practiced. The meaning of this name is “wished for child”. It’s a variation of the name Mary.

55. Martine (French origin), the meaning of this name is “warlike”.

56. Monique (French origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “to warn”.

57. Nicole (French origin), the meaning of this name is “winning people”.

58. Perhata (German origin), the meaning of this name is “glorious”.

59. Rita (Italian origin), the meaning of this beautiful name is “way of life”.

60. Slania (Polish origin), the meaning of this amazing name is “health”.

Unisex Belgium First Names

Here is a list of some gender neutral Belgian and Flemish names. As well as traditional Belgian names, there are some more modern names in this list that are commonly found in Belgium.

61. Addison (Old English origin), means “child of Adam”.

62. Adrian (Latin or Greek origins), this is one of those first names which come from classical languages. The meaning of this name is “belonging to the sea”. It’d make a very cool Belgian name. It’s also appropriate as Belgium borders the North Sea.

63. Alex (English origin), the meaning of this name is “protector”. One of the top old Belgian names on the list.

64. Angel (Latin or Greek origins), this is another name which comes from the list of names inspired by the classical languages. Meaning “messenger of God”.

65. Aspen (English origin), this is another name from this list which would suit both boys and girls.

66. August (Latin origin), this beautiful first name means “majestic”. Truly, it is a top name for your baby.

67. Avery (English origin), a mystical baby name that had to make this list.

68. Bailey (French origin), the meaning of this first name is “a public officer”. It’s one of the most powerful names on this list.

69. Blair (Belgian origin), one of the top first names for boys and girls. It means “child of the fields”.

70. Blake (English origin), means “dark and attractive”. It’s truly a top name for your baby.

71. Brett (Multiple origins), means “a Breton”. It’s a very popular name among modern parents.

72. Cassidy (Irish origin), this is a top name for your baby. It means “clever”. Among the lovely Belgian names for girls and boys.

73. Dakota (Native American origin), meaning of this name is “allies”. This name should be at the top of your priority list, if you’re looking for cute names that are popular in Belgium.

74. Dana (English origin), the meaning of this name is “God judges”.

75. Devon (English origins), means “a poet” and it’s a top aesthetic name for your baby.

76. Dylan (Welsh origin), this is one of the most popular first names in Belgium.

77. Finley (Gaelic origin), the is one of those rare first names with a deep meaning. It means “a hero”. It’s a top name for your baby.

78. Frankie (French or English origins), means “from the tribe of Franks in France”. It’s a top name for your baby that is much loved in Belgium.

79. Hayden (English origin), the meaning of this name is “a hill”.

80. Hunter (English origin), means “a hunter gatherer”. A top choice for a genderless baby name.

81. Jackie (Hebrew origin), means “son of God” and is a top option.

82. Jesse (Hebrew origin), means “wealthy”.

83. Jo (French origin), this short and sweet name means “Jehovah increases”. It’s a top choice for a baby name.

84. Jordan (Hebrew origin), means “flowing down”.

85. Marin (Latin origin), this can one of the more unique Belgian names for your baby, and in Belgium, people are quite fond of unique names. It means “of the sea”. Again, Belgium borders the North Sea, so this is a very apt name for a Belgian.

86. Mickey (Hebrew or Irish origin), this is another one of those rare Belgian baby names, which means “someone who is closest to God”.

87. Morgan (Welsh origin), the meaning of this name is “circling the sea”. It’s a nice name that is quite popular in Belgium.

88. Paris (French origin), means “pouch”. It is one of the best Belgian first names that you can give to your baby. Surely among the top 100 names.

89. Parker (English origin), it is one of those names which are quite common. It means “manager of park”. It’s one of the more common Belgian names and can easily be found in use in Belgium.

90. Phoenix (Greek origin), the meaning of this mythical name is “dark red”.

91. Quinn (Irish or Celtic origin), the meaning of this genderless name is “intelligence”.

92. Rain (Latin origin), this is a very aesthetic name, which means “wise ruler”. It’s one of the more uncommon names and thus, you won’t find many people of this name in Belgium.

93. Reese (Welsh or English origin), the meaning of this name is “enthusiasm”.

94. Riley (Irish or Celtic origin), the meaning of this European name is “courageous”.

95. Robin (English origin), most popular unisex names all over the world. It means “famous” or “social”. A good name for a resident of Belgium, nevertheless.

96. Sasha (Greek or Russian origin), the meaning of this name is “protector of mankind”.

97. Shannon (Celtic or Gaelic origin), the meaning of this cute name is “little wise owl”. It’s one of those names which are popular among the citizens of Belgium.

98. Sydney (French or Portuguese origin), the meaning of this name is “from the wide pasture”. This genderless name is a hit in Belgium.

99. Tanner (English origin), in the middle-ages, this name was given to those who made leather. Accordingly, the meaning of this name is “maker of hide or leather”.

100. Winter (Multiple origins), this name is given to someone who is born in winter.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Belgian names, then why not take a look at these fabulous French boys' names you'll adore or these unisex French names for your baby?

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