Czech Names

Male Names
  • Alexandr (Greek) - Defending men [Czech and English speaking countries]
  • Anton (Latin) - N/A [Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, German, Romanian and Russian speaking countries]

    This is the Russian form of Antony.

    The name has been borne by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov and Austrian composer Anton Webern.

  • Daniel (Hebrew) - God is my judge [Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Armenian speaking countries]

    In the Old Testament, Daniel was a Hebrew prophet and the Book of Daniel contains prophecies concerning the future. Daniel was among the Jews who were taken captive in Babylon. He rose to a high position in the Babylonian government by interpreting the ki

  • Emil (Latin) - Rival; emulating [Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian and Slovak speaking countries]
  • Erik (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]

    Erik is a popular name, a cognate of the Old Norse name that gave Eric. However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rik (king), hence "honorable king". This was the name of twel

  • Johan (Hebrew) - God is gracious [Czech, Danish, English and German speaking countries]
  • Josef (Hebrew) - He will enlarge [English and Hebrew speaking countries]
  • Michael (Hebrew) - Who is like God? [Czech, English, French and German speaking countries]

    Extended form of Micha, meaning "Who is like God?".

    Michael is the name of several characters in the Old Testament. It is most famously that of one of the archangels, the one closest to God, who has the responsability of carrying out God's

  • Milan (Czech) - Dear; beloved [Bulgarian, Czech, English, Polish, Serbian, Slovak and Russian speaking countries]

    Short form of Slavic names such as Miloslav, beginning with the element 'mil' (gracious).

    Milan is also the main city of northern Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy.
    Milan's name comes from the Celtic Medelhan, meaning "in th

  • Pavel (Latin) - Small; humble [Bulgarian, Czech, English and Russian speaking countries]
  • Richard (French) - Strong power; hardy power [Czech, Dutch, English, French and German speaking countries]

    Richard has always been a very popular name throughout the English-speaking world. It was first imported to England by the Normans, though it is derived from the Germanic elements "ric" (power) and "hard" (strong, hardy). The original form was probably

  • Roman (Latin) - Roman [Czech, English, Polish and Russian speaking countries]

    As well as being the word used to describe someone or something from the Italian city of Rome, 'un roman' is the French word for a novel.

    Famous Romans include film director Roman Polanski, and the Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club R

  • Valentin (Latin) - Healthy, strong [English and French speaking countries]
  • Viktor (Latin) - Victor [English speaking countries]
Female Names
  • Alena (Gaelic) - Rock [English speaking countries]

    Variant of Alaina or Alina.

    St Alena was a Belgian martyr.

  • Alexandra (Greek) - Defending men [Czech, Dutch, English, German, Greek, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak and Russian speaking countries]

    There have been various Alexandras in royalty: Alexandra of Hesse was the wife of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, Alexandra of Denmark was the wife of British King Edward VIII and Princess Alexandra is a cousin of British Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Danica (Slavonic) - Morning star [English speaking countries]
  • Erika (Norse) - Eternal ruler [Czech, Danish, English, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Slovak and Swedish speaking countries]
  • Jana (Hebrew) - God is gracious [African, English, German and Swahili speaking countries]
  • Kamila (Latin) - N/A [Arabic, Czech, English and Slovak speaking countries]
  • Katerina (Greek) - Pure [Czech, English, Greek and Russian speaking countries]

    This name is likely derived from the Russian name Ekaterina.

  • Marcela (Latin) - Little Marcus [Czech, English, Polish, Romanian and Spanish speaking countries]
  • Marika (Hebrew) - Uncertain, maybe bitter [Czech, English, Hungarian, Japanese and Slovak speaking countries]

    Slavic pet form of Maria. Marika is also a Japanese name for which the characters reading "jasmine" may be used.

  • Martina (Latin) - From the god Mars [Czech, English, German, Italian, Romanian and Spanish speaking countries]

    Feminine form of Martinus. The name is popular throughout Europe.

  • Mila (Latin) - Rival; emulating [African, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, English, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili and Russian speaking countries]

    Mila is a pet form of various names in eastern European languages, including the Czech Miloslava and Dobromila, the Polish Kamill and Emilia and the Russian Ludmilla. It is also used in Spanish for Emelia.

    It is also the Serbian and Bulgari

  • Mira (Sanskrit) - Prosperous [Arabic, Czech, English, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish and Slovak speaking countries]

    Mira is an Indian name, from the Sanskrit for "prosperous".

    It is a short form of any of the names containing the Slavonic element 'meri' (great, famous - from a Latin source, 'mirus' or 'astonishing'). Mira is also commonly bestowed as an

  • Monika (Latin) - Uncertain, perhaps counsellor [Czech, English, German, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian and Polish speaking countries]

    This name was popular from the 1940s through the 1970s.

  • Veronika (Greek) - Victory bringer [English speaking countries]
Gender Neutral Names
  • Anna (Hebrew) - Grace; favour [Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Slovak and Armenian speaking countries]

    In a greater part of the world seen as a Latinate form of Hannah and used on females.

    On the Indian subcontinent it is considered masculine and derived from the Sanskrit, meaning 'grain'. There was also a king of East Anglia named Anna.

  • Jan (Hebrew) - God is gracious [Czech, Dutch, English, German and Polish speaking countries]

    Jan is used as a short form of John in several different languages and is only seen as a unisex name in English.