Belgian Submitted Names

Belgian names are used 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.
ABDÈRE m French (Rare)
French form of ABDEROS.
ABDIËL m Dutch
Dutch form of ABDIEL.
ABDON m Biblical Hebrew, Catalan (Rare), French
Abdon (Hebrew עַבְדּוֹן from עָבַד "to serve") is the name of four biblical individuals.
ABDONIE f French
Feminine form of ABDON.
ABÉLIA f French (Rare), Hungarian
French and Hungarian 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, Catalan
Dutch and French form of ABIGAIL as well as a Catalan variant.
ABIMAËL m Dutch
Dutch form of ABIMAEL.
ABSALON m Danish (Rare), Faroese, Norwegian (Rare), Polish, Gascon, French (Archaic), French (Quebec, Archaic)
Polish, French, Gascon, Danish, Faroese and Norwegian form of ABSALOM.
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.
ADALSINDE f French
French form of ADALSINDA.
ADAMANTINE f French, 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.
ADELBERTA f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of ADELBERT.
ADELBERTINA f Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of ADELBERT.
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.
ADELICE f Medieval French, Louisiana Creole, French (Modern)
Variant of ADELICIA. In France, this name was revived in the 1990s.
ADELMOED f Dutch
Dutch form of ADALMUT.
ADELPHE m French (Rare)
French form of ADELPHUS.
ADELRIK m Dutch
Dutch form of ADALRIC.
ADELWIJN m Dutch
Dutch form of ADALWIN.
ADÉODAT m French
French form of ADEODATUS.
ADHÉMAR m French
French form of ADALMAR.
ADIËL m & f Dutch
Dutch form of ADIEL.
ADILIE f Louisiana Creole, Walloon (Rare)
Variant of ADÈLE (compare ADÉLIE). Sainte Adèle d'Orp-le-Grand (also known as Adilie) is particularly venerated in Wallonia.
ADINDA f Indonesian, Dutch, Literature
Means "sister" or "eldest daughter" (a formal, poetic term) in Indonesian. The name was used by Dutch writer Eduard Douwes Dekker (1820-1887), better known by his pen name Multatuli, for one of the eponymous characters in his story "Saïdjah and Adinda" in his 1860 novel Max Havelaar... [more]
ADOLFIEN f Dutch
Dutch form of ADOLFINE.
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 primarily used in the 1600s and briefly between the 1930s and the 1960s.
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".
AGADRÈME f French (Rare)
French variant of Angadrisma.
AGATE f Latvian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), French (Rare), Swedish
French variant and Nordic and Latvian form of AGATHE.
AGATHANGE m French
French form of AGATHANGELOS.
AGÉNOR m French
French form of AGENOR.
AGILOLPHE m French
French form of AGILULF.
AGNETIS f Dutch (Rare), English (Archaic), German (Archaic)
From Latin Agnetis, which is the genitive of the third declension of AGNES, the latinized form of the Greek name HAGNE.... [more]
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.
AIGNAN m French (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of ANIANUS. Saint Aignan (358–453) was Bishop of Orléans, France, and assisted Roman general Flavius Aetius in the defense of the city against Attila the Hun in 451.
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.
AIMA f French, Danish
Variant of AIMÉE.
AIMABLE f & m French (Archaic)
French form of AMABILIS.
AIME m French (Anglicized), American (Rare)
Unaccented version of AIMÉ occasionally used in the USA in the early 20th century.
AIMERIC m French, Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
French, Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of EMMERICH.
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
ALAINE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of ALAIN.
ALAÏS f Occitan, French (Rare)
Contracted form of AZALAÏS.
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).
ALBANIE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of 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.
ALCIDIE f French
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.
ALDE m French (Archaic)
French form of ALDO.
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), Hungarian
Archaic Swedish diminutive of ALHET and Dutch variant of ALEIDA as well as a Hungarian adoption of the Dutch name... [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.
ALFARD m Dutch, Frisian
Dutch and Frisian form of ALFHARD.
ALFERT m Dutch
Dutch variant of ALFARD.
ALFRÈDE f French (Archaic)
Feminine form of ALFRED.
ALFRÉDINE f French (Archaic)
French feminine form of ALFRED.
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]
ALIEDA f Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of ALIDA.
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 spelling of ALEIDA.
ALIKE f Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of ALIEKE.
ALINDA f Dutch, Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish (Rare), Hungarian, Gascon
Dutch, Afrikaans, Finnish, Swedish and Hungarian contracted form of ADELINDA and Gascon contracted form of AIDELINA.
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.
ALIXIA f Medieval French, French (Rare)
Recorded in 15th-century French-speaking Switzerland. It might be a Latinization of ALIX.
ALIZÉ f French
Variant of ALIZÉE.
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, Estonian (Rare)
Younger form of ALMARR and masculine form of Alma.
ALMATINE f Dutch (Rare)
Meaning unknown. It might possibly be a combination of ALMA (1) with any feminine name that ends in -tine, such as CHRISTINE and MARTINE.... [more]
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, French
French and Dutch form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOÏSE f French
Feminine form of ALOÏS. 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.
ALPHARDUS m Dutch (Latinized)
Latinized form of ALPHARD.
ALPHÉE m French
French form of ALPHAEUS.
ALTHÉE f French (Rare)
French form of ALTHEA.
ALTINAÏ f French (Rare)
Variant transcription of ALTINAI.... [more]
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, Polish
Feminine form of ALWIN.
ALYDA f Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Variant of ALEIDA and ALIDA (depending on the pronunciation used). A known bearer of this name is the Dutch racing cyclist Alyda Norbruis (b... [more]
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... [more]
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.
AMANDE f French (Rare)
Feminine form of AMAND.
AMANDINA f Portuguese, Dutch, Flemish, Gascon, Corsican, Provençal, Lengadocian
Cognate of AMANDINE. Amandina of Schakkebroek is a saint in the Catholic Church. She was martyred during the Boxer Rebellion.