Czech Girl Names

By Rob Simpson

Czech Girl Names and their Meanings

This list covers some of the most common names given to Czech girls and their meanings, so if you were looking for a name for your daughter, or you were interested in knowing more about the name of a Czech girl you know, you’ve come to the right place.

Something about The Czech Republic.

The Czech Republic is a country in Central Europe that borders Germany, Slovakia, Austria and Poland and its Capital, Prague, is one of the more popular tourist destinations in Europe.

The Czech Republic is also known for having an unusually high number of castles, with over 1000 chateaus and over 900 castles, and the largest castle in the world is located in Prague. Another interesting fact about the Czech Republic is that they are the world’s #1 consumers of beer.

Czech women are most commonly descried as honest, kind and friendly, natural and completely genuine.

Toddler age girl sitting with her smiling mother.

Czech Girl Names and Meanings

Name

Meaning

Adéla

This name was originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the Germanic element adal, meaning “noble.”

Adriana

Feminine form of the name Adrian, which was derived from the Roman cognomen, Hadrianus, which in Latin meant “from Hadria.”

Anna 

A form of the name Hannah, which comes from the Hebrew name Channah, meaning “favor, grace.”

Barbora 

Czech form of the name Barbara, which was derived from the Greek word barbaros, meaning “foreign.”

Beata 

Derived from the Latin word beatus, meaning “blessed.”

Daniela 

Feminine form of the name Daniel, which comes from the Hebrew name Daniyyel, meaning “God is my judge.”

Denisa 

Feminine form of the name Denis, which was originally derived as a form of the Greek name Dionysios, a name that combines the Greek word Dios, meaning “of Zeus” and Nysa, the name of the region that the Greek God Dionysos was said to be raised.

Elena 

A form of the name Helen, which was the English form of the Greek name Helene. This name was most likely derived from the Greek word helene, meaning “torch” or “corposant,” or possibly related to the Greek word selene, meaning “moon.”

Eliška

Eliška – Czech diminutive of the name Elizabeth, which comes from the Greek name Elisabet, a name that was derived from the Hebrew name Elisheva, meaning “my God is an oath.”

  • Izabela – Polish form of the name Isabella, which is the Latinate form of the name Isabel. The name Isabel was originally derived from the name Elizabeth.

Ella 

Originally used as a diminutive form of names like Eleanor or Ellen, or other names beginning in el.

Ema 

A variant of the name Emma, which was originally used as a short form for names that began with the Germanic name element ermen, meaning “whole” or “universal.”

Gabriela 

Feminine form of the name Gabriel, which comes from the Hebrew name Gavri’el, meaning “God is my strong man” or less literally, “God is my hero.”

Jana

 Feminine form of the name Jan, which comes from the name Johannes, a name that was ultimately derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning “Yahweh is gracious” or “God is gracious.”

  • Johana – a Latinate form of the name Joanna, which was also ultimately derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan

Julie 

Czech form of the name Julia, which was derived from the Roman family name Julius. This name was possibly derived from the Greek word ioulos, meaning “down-bearded youth.”

Karolina

Feminine form of the Latin name Carolus, which was the Latin form of the name Charles. This name was originally derived from the Germanic name Karl, which was derived from a Germanic word which meant “man.”

Katerina 

a Slavic form of the name Katherine, which comes from the Greek name Aikaterine, which itself was derived from a different name, Hekaterine. This name was most likely derived from the Greek word hekateros, meaning “each of the two.”

Klara 

A form of the name Clara, which i the feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus, which in Latin meant “bright, clear, famous

Kristýna

 Czech version of the name Christina, which is the feminine form of the name Christian. This name comes from the medieval Latin name Christianus, meaning “a Christian.”

Liliana 

Czech form of the name Lillian, this name was originally either a diminutive form of the name Elizabeth or an elaborated form of the name Lily.

Linda 

Originally a short form of Germanic names which contained the Germanic element lind, meaning “flexible, soft, mild.” This name also coincides with the Portuguese and Spanish word linda, which means “beautiful.”

Lucie 

Czech form of the name Lucia, which is the feminine form of the Roman given name Lucius. This name was derived from the Latin word lux, which meant “light.”

Marie 

Czech form of the name Maria, which was originally derived from the Hebrew name Miryam. There are two theories about the meaning of this name, some people believe it means “sea of rebelliousness” or “bitterness,” however it is most likely an Egyptian name derived from the word mry, meaning “beloved” or mr, meaning “love.”

Markéta 

Czech form of the name Margaret, derived from the Latin name Margarita, which comes from the Greek word margarites, meaning “pearl.”

Michaela 

Feminine form of the name Michael, which comes from the Hebrew name Mikha’el, meaning “who is like God?” Posing an obviously rhetorical question meaning to imply that there are none like God.

Natalie 

This name comes from the Late Latin name Natalia, which meant “Christmas Day.”

Nela ­

Short form of names that end in nela, such as Antonela.

Nikol 

 Czech and Bulgarian form of the name Nicole, which is the feminine form of the name Nicholas. This name was derived from the Greek name Nikolaos, which meant “victory of the people.”

Nina 

Short form of names that end in nina, such as Antonina or Giannina.

Rozálie 

Czech form of the Late Latin name Rosalia, derived from the word rosa, meaning “rose.”

Sabina  

Feminine form of the Roman cognomen Sabinus, meaning “Sabine” in Latin.

Sara 

A form of the name Sarah, which means “lady, noblewoman, princess.” In Hebrew.

Sofie 

Form of the name Sophia, which means “wisdom” in Greek.

Stella

This name means “star” in Latin.

Tereza

Czech form of the name Theresa, which comes from the Spanish and Portuguese name Teresa. The meaning of the name is uncertain, it is possible that this name is derived from the Greek words theros, meaning “summer” or therizo, meaning “to harvest.”

Vanesa

Czech and Slovak form of the name Vanessa, a name invented by the author Jonathan Swift for his poem “Cadenus and Vanessa.”

Zuzana

Czech and Slovak form of the name Susanna, which comes from the Greek name Sousanna, which itself was derived from the Hebrew name Shoshannah, from the Hebrew word shoshan, meaning “lily.”

Most Common Czech Girl Names

Some of the more common names from this list are

Ana, Jana, Lucie, Stella, and Marie.

Some of the most common Czech girl names are different forms names that are popular around the world, however, these specific spellings are mostly unique to Czech and Slovakian and sometimes Slovenian girls.

Conclusion

We hope you found our list of some of the most common Czech girl’s names and their meanings useful.

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