Afrikaans Submitted Names
are used by Afrikaans
speakers in the countries of South Africa and Namibia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Name of the Namibian fashion model Behati Prinsloo (b. 1989). She said it was a German name, meaning "blessing", so it is possibly a modern Afrikaans variant of Beata
CÉZANNEf & mEnglish, Afrikaans
From the French artist, Paul Cézanne. This name is sometimes used as a feminine name by Afrikaners in South Africa due to its similarity to Suzanne
Related to David and is the Afrikaans version of David mostly used in South Africa.
DOLINDEfFrench (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
Archaic French vernacular form of Adelinde
found in the Poitou-Charentes region. Today, the name Dolinde is occasionally found in the Netherlands and in Afrikaans-speaking South Africa. In this case, however, the origin of the name is uncertain; it might be an adoption of the French name, but it is equally possible that it is a modern coinage, perhaps based on Dolly
and names that end in -linde
Afrikaans. Combination of his mother and fathers name. Siegfried and Marieta. Ig and Mar. Combined Igmar
Short from of Yolandi
. This name is borne by South African model Landi Swanepoel (b. 1979).
Diminutive of Sara
. A famous bearer of the nickname was Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman, an African slave (member of the Eastern Cape Khoisan, the indigenous herding tribe that once populated part of South Africa) who was displayed in Europe in the early 19th century.
SUNETTEfEnglish (American, Rare), Afrikaans, Dutch (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. In the English-speaking world, the name might perhaps be a combination of the English word sun
with the French feminine diminutive suffix -ette
, which would essentially give the name the meaning of "little sun"... [more]