Belgian Submitted Names

Belgian names are spoken in the country of Belgium in western Europe.
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AAD m & f Dutch, West Frisian, Limburgish
Diminutive of Adriaan and Adriana, as well as a variant of Ade.
AAGJE f Dutch, Belgian
Short form of Agatha. In some cases there might also be a connection to Age.
AAIKE f & m Dutch
Diminutive of names beginning with Agi or Adal.
AALDERIK m Dutch
Variant of Adelrik.
AALDERT m Dutch
Dutch form of Adelhard.
AALDRIK m Dutch
Variant of Aalderik.
AALF m Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch short form of Adolf and West Frisian short form of Alef and Alof, which are both Frisian variants of Adolf.
AALTJE f Dutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Adelheid.
AÄRON m Dutch
Dutch form of Aaron.
AAT m Dutch
Nickname for Adriaan or Agathon.
ABDIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Abdiel.
ABÉLIA f French (Rare)
French form of Abelia.
ABELINA f Dutch
Feminine form of Abe.
ABELLE f French
French feminine form of Abel.
ABELTJE m Dutch
Diminutive of Abel.
ABIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Abiel.
ABIGAËL f Dutch, French
Dutch form of Abigail.
ABIGAËLLE f French
French form of Abigail.
ABIGAÏL f French, Dutch
Dutch and French form of Abigail.
ABIMAËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Abimael.
ABSOLON m French
French form of Absalom.
ACACE m French
French form of Akakios via Acacius.
ACANTHE m & f French (Rare)
French feminine and masculine form of Acantha.
ACHIEL m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch form of Achilles via its French form Achille. Known bearers of this name include Belgian politician and prime minister Achiel Van Acker (1898-1975), Belgian painter Achiel Van Sassenbrouck (1886-1979) and Belgian cyclist Achiel Buysse (1918-1984).
ACTÉE m French
French form of Actaeus.
ADAGONDA f Dutch
Variant of Adelgonda.
ADALBERTUS m Dutch, Czech
Latin form of Adalbert.
ADALSINDE f French
French form of Adalsinda.
ADAMANTINE f French (Gallicized), English
Means "of unyielding quality" or "diamond like". From the Latin adamantinus meaning 'incorruptible, inflexible', itself from the Greek adamantinos (ἀδαμάντινος) of the same meaning, with the Greek or Latin suffix of -ine meaning 'like', 'made of', or 'of the nature of'... [more]
ADATTE f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of unkown origin and meaning. It seems to have been a local name only found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
ADAUCTE m French
French form of Adauctus.
ADÉLAÏS f French
French form of Adelais.
ADELFRIED m Dutch, German
Dutch and German variant of Adelfrid.
ADELGONDA f Dutch
Dutch form of Adelgund.
ADELGONDE f Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Adelgund.
ADELGONDIS f Dutch
Dutch form of Adelgundis.
ADÉLIE f French (Rare)
French variant of Adèle and cognate of Adelia. ... [more]
ADELIN m & f French, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Masculine form and feminine variant of Adelina.
ADELMOED f Dutch
Dutch form of Adalmut.
ADELPHE f French (Rare)
Probably from Greek, either ἀδελφός (adelphós) "brotherly, sisterly" or its feminine form ἀδελφή (adelphḗ) "sister". This name was borne by a sister of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas-Davy de La Pailleterie (1762-1806), father of Alexandre Dumas père... [more]
ADELRIK m Dutch
Dutch form of Adalric.
ADELWIJN m Dutch
Dutch form of Adalwin.
ADÉODAT m French
French form of Adeodatus.
ADGER m English, Dutch
From a surname which was a variant of Edgar.
ADHÉMAR m French, Medieval French, Medieval German
Germanic name used most commonly in the Alsace-Lorraine area of France meaning, "noble, illustrious."
ADIËL m & f Dutch
Dutch form of Adiel.
ADINDA f Dutch, Literature
Literary origin. From the story 'Saïdja and Adinda' in the book 'Max Havelaar: Or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company (Dutch: Max Havelaar, of de koffij-veilingen der Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij' by Multatuli (the pen name of Eduard Douwes Dekker).
ADOLFA f Dutch, German
Feminine form of Adolf.
ADOLFIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of Adolfine.
ADOLFINA f Dutch, German
Extended form of Adolfa.
ADOLPHINA f Dutch, German
Variant of Adolfina, influenced by the French Adolphine.
ADOLPHINE f Dutch, French, German
French feminine form of Adolphe.
ADONIA m Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish
Dutch, German, Italian and Swedish form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah) via its hellenized form Adonias.
ADRASTE m French
French form of Adrastus (see Adrastos).
ADRASTÉE f French
French form of Adrasteia.
ADRI f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
ADRIE m & f Dutch
Diminutive of Adrianus and Adriana.
ADRIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Adriel.
ADRIETTE f Dutch (Rare)
Feminization of Adrian (via the French form Adrien) by way of adding the French diminutive suffix -ette.
AELTJE f Dutch (Rare, Archaic)
Obsolescent variant of Aaltje which had its heyday in the 1600s, resurfaced briefly between the 1930s and the 1960s and is now all but gone.
AFRE f French (Archaic)
French form of Afra.
AFRICAIN m French (Archaic)
French form of Africanus. It coincides with the modern French adjective africain "African" and the noun Africain "(man) from Africa".
AFRODITE f Italian, Greek, Dutch
Italian and Dutch form of Aphrodite and Modern Greek variant transcription of Afroditi.
AGATE f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), French (Rare), Swedish
French variant and Nordic and Latvian form of Agathe.
AGNIESE f Dutch
Older form of Agneta.
AGNIETJE f Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Agneta.
AGRICOLE m French
French form of Agricola.
AHLERT m Dutch
Cognate of Adalbert.
AÏDA f French
Diminutive of Adélaïde.
AÏDAN m French
French form of Aidan.
AIKO m West Frisian, German, East Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element ag or agil "edge (of a sword)", such as Ekkehard or Aai.
AIMABLE f & m French (Archaic)
French form of Amabilis.
AIMERIC m French (Archaic)
Original form of Emmerich used in France, which was later replaced by the more modern Émeric.
AIMERY m French (Archaic)
Variant of Aimeric. The Normans introduced this name to England.
AIRELLE f French (Rare), English (Rare), Literature
Derived from airelle, the French name for the plant genus Vaccinium. The French derived the name from Portuguese airella, which in turn was derived from Latin atra "dark, black, gloomy".
AKELEI f Dutch (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Direct adoption of the Dutch and German name for the flower Aquilegia vulgaris "columbine".
AKKE f & m Dutch
ALADIN m German, Romanian, Czech, French
French, German, Czech, and Romanian form of Aladdin.
ALAND m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic)
Dutch and West Frisian contracted form of Adelland. Also compare Eland.... [more]
ALARIK m Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish
Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Alaric.
ALBANE f Basque, French, German
Basque, French and German feminine form of Albanus (see Alban).
ALBÉRIC m French
French form of Alberic. A known bearer of this name was the French composer Albéric Magnard (1865-1914).
ALBERIK m Dutch
Dutch form of Alberic.
ALBERTIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of Albertine.
ALBÉRY m French
Variant of Albéric (see also Aubry).
ALBIJN m Dutch
Generally the Dutch form of Albinus, but in some instances it can be derived from Albuin as well. A bearer of this name was the Flemish painter Albijn Van den Abeele (1835-1918).
ALBOÏN m French
French form of Alboin.
ALCANDRE m French
French form of Alkandros via Alcander.
ALCÉE m French
French form of Alcaeus.
ALCESTE f & m French, Italian
French and Italian masculine and feminine form of Alcestis.
ALCIDA f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Alcide.
ALCIME m French (Rare)
From the Latin #alcimus", meaning "valiant".
ALCYONÉE m French
French form of Alcyoneus.
ALDE m & f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch short form of Germanic given names that begin with the element ald meaning "old" as well as (via metathesis) the element adal meaning "noble". Also compare Aldo and Alda.
ALDEGONDE f Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Aldegund.
ALDEGONDIS f Dutch
Dutch form of Aldegundis.
ALDEMAR m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German
Derived from Gothic alds (alt in Old High German) "old" combined with Old High German mâri "famous". The name might also be a metathesis of Adalmar.
ALDERIK m Dutch
Dutch form of Alderic.
ALDUIN m English, French, Popular Culture
English and French form of Aldwin. Alduin was a king of the Lombards in the 6th century AD.... [more]
ALEF m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.... [more]
ALERT m Low German, Dutch (Rare)
Low German and Dutch form of Athalhart.
ALETTA f Dutch, Swedish (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Dutch variant of Aleida and archaic Swedish diminutive of Alhet. ... [more]
ALEXANE f French (Modern)
Elaboration of Alexe and Alexa.
ALEXIANE f French
French form of Alexiana.
ALEXIEN m French
French form of Alexian.
ALEXIENNE f French
French form of Alexiana.
ALEXINE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Alexin.
ALEXY m & f French, English (Modern)
English diminutive of Alexandra or Alex and French diminutive of Alexis.
ALEYNA f Turkish, French (Modern), Dutch (Modern), Flemish (Modern)
Turkish name derived from Arabic 'aleina "above us", a phrase that was adopted from the Qur'an.... [more]
ALFARD m Dutch, Frisian
Dutch and Frisian form of Alfhard.
ALFERT m Dutch
Dutch variant of Alfard.
ALFREDINE f French (Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Feminization of Alfred using the feminine suffix -ine (See also Alverdine, Alfreda and Alverda)
ALFRIED m Dutch, German
Short form of Adalfried and variant of Alfred.
ALIANNE f Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
In the Netherlands, this given name is usually a combination of the names Alie (which is usually a short form of Alida) and Anne.... [more]
ALIAUME m French
French form of Adalhelm. Previously a name that had gone out of fashion after the Middle Ages, but it has enjoyed a modest revival in France since the late '80s (which reached its peak in 1996).
ALIDOOR m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch and Flemish form of Alidor. A known bearer of this name was the Belgian politician Alidoor De Keyser (1920-2012).
ALIDOR m French (Rare)
An old and obscure French given name of unknown meaning, which may possibly ultimately be of Occitan origin (compare Aliénor) or even Basque origin. It seems that it was mostly used in the 19th century, not just in France but also in (the French-speaking part of) Belgium and the Canadian province Quebec... [more]
ALIE f & m Dutch, English (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Al, most typically Alida.... [more]
ALIEKE f Dutch
Diminutive form of Alie, seeing as the name contains the Dutch diminutive suffix -ke.
ALIËTTE f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Aliette. However, it should be noted that in the Netherlands, there may also be cases where this name is a combination of the Dutch feminine given name Alie with the French diminutive suffix -ette... [more]
ALIJDA f Dutch
Variant of Aleida.
ALIOCHA m French
French form of Alyosha.
ALISE f French (Archaic)
Local French form of Alice recorded up to the 1700s in the French Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region and the Canton of Châtenois in the Vosges département of eastern France and in the region of Lorraine.
ALIXANE f French (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alexane influenced by Alix.
ALIXE f French
Variant of Alix.
ALIZÉE f French (Modern)
Modern French name derived from the word alizé meaning "trade wind".... [more]
ALLAIN m French, English
Variant of Alain.
ALLEGONDA f Dutch
Dutch variant of Aldegonda (see Aldegund), now more popular than its parent name. Compare Hillegonda/Hildegonda.
ALLYRE m French
Probably of Germanic origin. This was the name of a 4th-century Gallo-Roman saint praised by Gregory of Tours. He was a bishop of Clermont in Auvergne, France, which he worked to establish as a center of religious teaching and devotion... [more]
ALLYRIANE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Allyre.
ALMAN m Dutch
Dutch short form of Adelman.
ALMAR m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Dutch
Younger form of Almarr and masculine form of Alma.
ALMUND m Dutch, German
Short form of Adalmund.
ALODIE f French (Rare, Archaic), Medieval French
Medieval French variant of Alodia. It is still sometimes used in France today, albeit (very) rarely.
ALOF m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German variant of Adolf as well as the West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alef.... [more]
ALOIJSIUS m Dutch
Dutch variant of Aloysius.
ALOÏS m Dutch
Dutch form of Alois.
ALOÏSE f French (Rare)
Perhaps a feminine form of Aloys. Aloïse Corbaz (1886-1964) was a Swiss outsider artist.
ALOÏSIUS m Dutch
Dutch variant of Aloysius.
ALOUIS m Dutch
Dutch variant of Aloïs.
ALOUISIUS m Dutch
Dutch variant of Aloïsius.
ALOYS m Dutch, German, German (Silesian)
German variant and Silesian German form of Alois, and Dutch short form of Aloysius.
ALOYSE m French (Rare)
French form of Aloysius.
ALPHARDUS m Dutch (Latinized)
Latinized form of Alphard.
ALPHÉE m French
French form of Alphaeus.
ALTHÉE f French (Rare)
French form of Althea.
ALTMAN m Dutch, German
Variant of Aldman.
ALTO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus 'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton.
ALWART m Dutch
Dutch form of Alaward.
ALWINA f Dutch, German
Feminine form of Alwin.
ALYNE f French, Arthurian Romance
Variant of Aline. It appears in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation of Arthurian legends 'Le Morte d'Arthur', where it belongs to a daughter of Pellinore who commits suicide after her lover is killed.
ALZINA f French (Rare, Archaic)
From the Catalan word alzina, meaning "holm oak".
AMABILE m & f Italian (Rare), French (Rare), Walloon (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Italian form of Amabilis and also rare French form of Amabilis. The name is unisex in Italy and strictly feminine in the francophone world. Also compare Amable.
AMADOUR m French
French form of Amator.
AMALABERGA f Dutch, German
Form of Amalberga. Amalaberga was a daughter of Theodemir, king of the Ostrogoths in the 5th century AD.
AMALAFRÈDE f French
French form of Amalafrida.
AMALASWINTHA f Ancient Germanic, Dutch, History
Derived from the Germanic elements amal "work" and Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength." This name was borne by a daughter of Theodoric the Great, who became queen of the Ostrogoths after his death in 526 AD.
AMALBERGE f French
French form of Amalberg.
AMALFRIEDA f Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Amalfrida.
AMALRIK m Dutch
Dutch form of Amalric.
AMALTHÉE f French
French form of Amalthea.
AMANCE f & m French (Rare)
French feminine and masculine form of Amantius.
AMANTINE f French (Rare)
Possibly from Latin Amantius, meaning “lovable.” This was the name of a French novelist, Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, who wrote under the pseudonym George Sand. She and composer Frederic Francois Chopin were lovers for a time.
AMARANTHINE f English, French
Diminutive or elaboration of Amarantha.
AMARYNCÉE m French
French form of Amarynceus.
AMASJA m & f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Amaziah. This name has always been extremely rare in the Netherlands and was also an exclusively masculine name until around the '60s of the 20th century. Around that time, the name also began to be used on females, due to the fact that the name's appearance and pronunciation is quite similar to that of Slavic feminine names like Anja, Katja, Natasja and Sonja, all of which were commonly used in the Netherlands at the time.... [more]
AMÂTRE m French
French form of Amator.
AMBÉRINE f French
French feminine form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
AMBRIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Ambriel.
AMBRINE f French
French transcription of Ambreen, or diminutive of Ambre.
AMBROISINE f French
Feminine form of Ambroise.
AMÉDÉRINE f French (Rare, Archaic)
Extremely rare feminization of Amédée.
AMELBERGA f Dutch
Dutch form of Amalberga.
AMELBERGE f Dutch
Dutch form of Amalberge.
AMÈLE f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare), French (Rare)
Likely a variant transcription of Amelle.
AMELLE f Arabic (Maghrebi, Gallicized), French
Gallicized feminine form of Amel, ultimately from the Arabic Amal.
AMELRIK m Dutch
Variant of Amalrik.
AMICIE f French
French cognate of Amice (compare Amicia).
AMIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Amiel.
AMMIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of Ammiel.
AMMIEN m French
French form of Ammianus.
AMPHILOQUE m French
French form of Amphilochus.
AMPHIMAQUE m French
French form of Amphimachus.
AMPLONIA f Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Medieval Dutch variant form of Apollonia. This name has survived to modern times, but barely so, as it is quite rare in the Netherlands these days: in 2014, there were less than 10 living bearers (of all ages) in the entire country... [more]
AMYEN m French (Archaic)
Archaic French name of uncertain origin and meaning which was recorded up to the 1600s in the French Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. Current theories include a local derivation of Latin Amantius (which would make Amyen a cognate of Amant).
AN f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Anna.
ANACLET m Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Anacletus.
ANACLÈTE f & m French
Feminine form and masculine variant of Anaclet.
ANAE f French
French diminutive of Hannah.
ANAËL m French (Modern), Breton (Gallicized, Modern)
Coined in the 1960s as a Breton masculine form of Anne.
ANAËLLE f French (Modern), Breton (Gallicized, Modern)
Feminine form of Anaël. This name has been in use since the 1970s.
ANAELLE f French
Variant of Anaëlle.
ANAÏDE f Armenian (Gallicized), French (Rare)
Gallicized form of the Armenian given name Anaida.
ANASTAAS m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Anastasios (see Anastasius).
ANAXAGORE m French
French form of Anaxagoras.
ANAXANDRE m Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Anaxander.