Frisian Submitted Names

Frisian names are used in Friesland in the northern Netherlands and in East and North Frisia in northwestern Germany. See also about Frisian Names.
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AACH f West Frisian
Diminutive of Agathe, as well as names that begin with agi meaning "sword".
AACHTSJE f West Frisian
Diminutive of names beginning with agi meaning "sword".
AAD m & f Dutch, West Frisian, Limburgish
Diminutive of Adriaan and Adriana, as well as a variant of Ade.
AAFKE f West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian feminine form of Ave, with the diminutive suffix ke included.
AAFKELINA f West Frisian
Diminutive of names beginning with Alf meaning "elf".
AAI m Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic Frisian short form of names that contain the element Ag or Adal.
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.
AANJE f West Frisian
Feminine form of Ane.
ABBO m Medieval Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Frisian
Frisian diminutive of Old High German names beginning with the element adal, as well as a medieval Dutch name of unknown meaning.
ABELENA f North Frisian
North Frisian variant of Apollonia recorded on the island of Föhr.
AGNET f German (East Prussian), North Frisian (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
East Prussian German, North Frisian and East Frisian variant of Agnes via the variant Agnete. As a North Frisian name, Agnet was recorded on the island of Föhr.
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.
AISKE f East Frisian
Diminutive of names containing the element agi "terror".
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.
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]
ALFARD m Dutch, Frisian
Dutch and Frisian form of Alfhard.
ALHEIT f Low German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic short form of Adelheid, in use between the 1400s and 1800s.
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]
AMARINS f West Frisian
West Frisian form of Emerentia. Also compare Emerens.
AME m West Frisian
West Frisian short form of names that contain the Germanic element amal "work". However, there are also instances where it is a short form of names of which the second element starts with an 'm' - the name Adelmar is a good example of that.
AMKE f West Frisian (Rare)
Means "eagle" in Frisian.
AMME f West Frisian, East Frisian
Feminine form of Ame.
ANDERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Andhard or Andward.
ANGENIET f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch variant form of Angenies and West Frisian form of Agnes.
ANGENIETSJE f West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian diminutive of Angeniet. Also compare Angeniesje and Angenietje.
ANJETTE f East Frisian (Rare)
Late 19th-century elaboration of Anje.
ANJO m & f Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare)
This given name is rare for both genders, even though it is more often seen on men than on women.... [more]
ANKE m West Frisian
Variant of Ane, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
ANNICHE f Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic diminutive of Anna (compare Annika, Anneke, Annike), in use between the 1500s and 1700s.
ANNO m East Frisian (Rare)
East Frisian short form of names beginning with the element arn "eagle".... [more]
ARDARIK m Dutch, Frisian
Dutch and Frisian form of Ardaric.
ARENT m Medieval Dutch, East Frisian (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Medieval Dutch and East Frisian form of Arnold as well as a Scandinavian variant of Arend. As for the Netherlands: this given name is still in use there today, but it is not as common there as its modern form Arend is.... [more]
ARFST m North Frisian
North Frisian form of Arnfastr via the Swedish form Arfast. A known bearer of this name is German politician Arfst Wagner (b. 1954).
ASKE m Frisian, Danish
Frisian short form of names containing the name element ASK and Frisian short form of names containing the name element AS.
ASKO m Finnish, Estonian, Frisian
Finnish form of Askold and Frisian variant of Aske, as well as a Finnish dialectal diminutive of Andreas or Asarja.
ASSELA f East Frisian (Archaic)
Latinate form of Assel, itself a short form of Askhilt. This name was recorded in the 16th century.
ATE m Frisian
Variant of Ade.
ATSER m West Frisian
Variant of Edser.
AUCKE m & f Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic form of Auke.
AUE m West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Aue might have been a short form of names containing the Gothic element aivs (êwa in Old High German), such as Eubert and Eumund... [more]
AUKJE f West Frisian, East Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Auke, where the diminutive suffix je has been added to the name.
AUWE m West Frisian
Variant of Aue.
AVE m Dutch, West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Ave is usually said to be a short form of names that contained the Old Norse element âlfr (alb in Old High German) "elf" - but this cannot be said with certainty... [more]
BAART m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Bert.
BAJE m & f East Frisian
Variant of Boje. ... [more]
BANE m East Frisian (Archaic)
Short form of names that contain the element bann meaning "ban" or else a short form of names containing the element barn / bern "bear".... [more]
BARTELD m Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch and West Frisian form of Berthold. Also compare the similar-looking name Bartel.
BAUE m West Frisian
A name of Germanic origin that has been so strongly abbreviated, that one can no longer tell with certainty what the original form and its meaning is. Some scholars think that it is derived from the name Bavo.
BAUKE m & f West Frisian, Dutch
For a man, it is the diminutive form of Baue - but for a woman, it is the feminine form of Baue. However, the name is far more common on men than on women.
BAUKJE f West Frisian, Dutch
Strictly feminine form of Bauke.
BEHREND m German, East Frisian
Contracted form of Bernhard, first recorded in the 1500s and still in occasional use today.
BEHRENDT m German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Variant of Behrend, recorded between the 1500s and 1800s.
BENDIX m North Frisian, Low German
North Frisian and Low German form of Benedictus (see Benedict). Also compare Bendiks.... [more]
BENE m East Frisian
Short form of names that contain the element bern- "bear".
BENEKE m East Frisian (Archaic)
Diminutive of Bene, in use between the 1400s and 1700s.
BENNE m West Frisian
Variant form of Ben.
BENTJE f East Frisian
Diminutive of Bente.
BINNE m West Frisian
Variant form of Benne.
BINNERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Bennert.
BLOMMERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Bloemhard.
BOAIE m West Frisian (Archaic)
This archaic West Frisian given name can be a variant form of Boye as well as be a derivation of West Frisian boai meaning "boy".
BOJ m North Frisian
Variant of Boy.
BOUKE m & f West Frisian, Dutch
Variant of Bauke. This form is more commonly found on men than on women.
BOUKJE f West Frisian, Dutch
Strictly feminine variant of Baukje.
BOY m North Frisian, West Frisian, East Frisian, Dutch, Danish, German, English (Rare)
Variant form of Boye. In English-speaking countries, the name is usually derived from the English word boy meaning "boy" (in a manner comparable to the name Sonny) or a short form of the given names Boyce and Boyd.... [more]
BOYE m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
There are many etymologies possible for this Frisian name. One is that it is a pet form of Germanic given names that contained the element bodo meaning "lord, ruler" or baug meaning "bow"... [more]
BRANDA f West Frisian
Short form of Sybranda.
BURGER m Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic)
Dutch, Afrikaans and West Frisian form of the ancient Germanic name Burghar.... [more]
CERENE f North Frisian (Archaic)
North Frisian form of Severine, recorded on the islands of Sylt and Amrum.
CORNELISJE f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Feminine form of Cornelis, which was created by adding the Dutch and Frisian diminutive suffix -je to it. This particular way of feminizing masculine names is typically Dutch as well as Frisian, and originated in medieval times.
CORNELISKE f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Feminine form of Cornelis, which was created by adding the Dutch and Frisian diminutive suffix -ke to it. This particular way of feminizing masculine names is typically Dutch as well as Frisian, and originated in medieval times.
CYRENA f North Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic North Frisian form of Severine, recorded on the isle of Sylt in the 1600s.
DAUWE m West Frisian
Variant of Douwe.
DEDDA f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
East Frisian from of Theoda and other names containing the name element THEUD "people".
DERK m Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Dutch variant form of Dirk, as well as the Frisian form of Dirk.
DERKJE m & f Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Derk) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
DETE f East Frisian (Archaic)
Variant of Dieta recorded in the 1600s.
DIEKE f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Feminine form of Diede, as well as a pet form of Hendrika.
DIEUWERTJE f West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Dieuwert. In The Netherlands, a well-known bearer of this name is television presenter Dieuwertje Blok (b. 1957).
DIMME m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have Gothic thiuda or Middle High German diet (both of which mean "people") for a first element, and of which the second element starts with an "m." The names Theudemund and Dietmar are good examples of that.
DINCHEN f East Frisian
German Diminutive of Dina or Dine.
DINEKE f Low German, Frisian
Low German and Frisian diminutive of Dina.
DIRKJE m & f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Dirk) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
DJOEKE f Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch form of Dieuwke, completely phonetical in its spelling. This "dutchized" form of a Frisian name has also been adopted by the Frisians themselves, though it is nowhere as popular in Friesland as the original form (Dieuwke).
DOUTZEN f West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Douwe, which possibly started out as a patronymic meaning "son of Douwe". The name has been rising in popularity since 2007, because of the Frisian model Doutzen Kroes (who rose to fame that year).
DOUWE m West Frisian
Derived from Frisian dou "dove."
DUCO m Dutch, Frisian
Derived from Doede, a Frisian name derived from names such as Ludolf. It originated from young children's inability to pronounce names like Ludolf properly, deforming names like Ludolf into Doede... [more]
DYVEKE f Frisian, Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish (Rare)
Originally a Frisian diminutive of Dietlinde and other names beginning with the Old High German element thiot meaning "people". It is also associated with Frisian düveke "little dove".
EDE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Ade.
EDELA f East Frisian (Archaic), Old Danish, Old Swedish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Short form of names containing the East Frisian name element ethel-, a cognate of Old High German adal-.
EDSARD m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Eghard.
EDSER m West Frisian
Shorter form of Edsert.
EDZARD m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Edsard. This name was borne by several counts of East Frisia.
EELKE m & f West Frisian
West Frisian diminutive form of Ele via Eele in the case of male bearers, and feminine form of Ele in the case of female bearers.
EELKJE f West Frisian
West Frisian diminutive form of Eelke.
EGGERT m West Frisian, Low German
West Frisian and Low German form of Eghard.
EIBE m East Frisian, West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have ag for a first element (for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund), and of which the second element starts with a "b". The name Egbert is a good example of that.
EIDE m East Frisian, West Frisian, Low German
As a Frisian name, this name is a short form of names that have ag for a first element (for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund). But as a Low German name, this name is a short form of Eduard.
EIGE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have ag for a first element: for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund.
EILE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names that have agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) for a first element, such as Eildert and Eilmer.
EILKE m & f East Frisian, West Frisian, Low German
For a man, it is the diminutive form of Eile - but for a woman, it is the feminine form of Eile.
EILOF m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Agilolf via its variant Egilolf.
EIMER m East Frisian, Low German
East Frisian and Low German form of Eilmer.
EIMERT m Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Agimar. Though originally a Frisian name, it is now commonly used as a Dutch name as well. A known bearer of this name is Eimert van Middelkoop, the Dutch minister for Defence.
EINE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names containing the Germanic element agin or egin, like Aginhard - see also Einhard.
ELAND m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch and West Frisian contracted form of Edelland, which is a variant form of Adelland. Also compare Aland.... [more]
ELBEREN f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
The name is formed from the two Germanic name elements AGIL "edge (of a sword)" (via Eil-) and BERIN "she-bear".
ELBRICH f West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
West Frisian form of Adalburg via its variant spelling Adelburg.
ELE m West Frisian
West Frisian variant form of Ale.
ELLERT m West Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
West Frisian variant of Allert and Scandinavian variant of Eilert.
ELSKEA f East Frisian
19th-century East Frisian elaboration of Elske, itself an East Frisian diminutive of Elsa and Else.
ENE m West Frisian, East Frisian
A Frisian name of Germanic origin that has been so strongly abbreviated, that one can no longer tell with certainty what the original form and its meaning is. Some scholars think that it may be a short form of names containing the Germanic element agin or egin (like Aginhard), thus making it comparable to Eine.
ENGELKE m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare), Low German (Rare)
In the case of male bearers, this name is a diminutive of Engel. In the case of female bearers, this name is a feminine form of Engel. Also compare Engeltje.... [more]
ENGELTJE f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian (Rare)
Strictly feminine form of Engel. In the Netherlands, the name is often associated with the Dutch word engeltje meaning "little angel". Also compare Engelke.
ENNO m East Frisian
Enno is a Frisian name and was carried by many Frisian tribal chiefs.... [more]
ERCO m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
Variant spelling of Erko, which is most likely a diminutive of Erk. Also compare Ercken and Herko, which is a variant of Herke.
ERK m Swedish (Rare, Archaic), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Erik as well as the West Frisian and North Frisian form of Erik.
ESKA f Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contained the Old Frisian element ēs "Æsir" (with the Æsir being members of the principal pantheon in the indigenous Germanic religion).
EURIK m Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian, Swedish (Archaic)
Croatian, Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Euric.
EVERLINA f English, Dutch, East Frisian (Rare)
Borne by a daughter of George W Mills.
FEDDA f West Frisian
Feminine form of Fedde.
FEDDER m Low German, North Frisian
Short form of Germanic names that have fridu "peace" for a first element, such as Frederik. Also compare Fedde and Fedderik.
FEDDERIK m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Frederik.
FEIE m West Frisian
West Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element fridu "peace" - see also Fedde.
FEIKE f & m West Frisian, East Frisian
Diminutive form of Feie (for males) and feminine form of Feie (for females).
FEM f Dutch, West Frisian
This name can be a short form of Eufemia (Dutch) or a feminine form of Femme (Frisian).
FEMMEKE f West Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Femme, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
FENJA f West Frisian, German, Danish
Variant form of Fenje. Also compare Fenna. You might also want to take a look at the other entry for Fenja, which is a name from Norse mythology (but has a completely different etymology) that could also have been the inspiration for the parents of some of the modern-day bearers of the name.
FENJE f West Frisian
Variant form of Fen.
FENNEKE f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Strictly feminine diminutive of Fenne.
FENNO m German, Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names containing the element frid meaning "peace".... [more]
FERDAU f West Frisian
The first element of this name, which has been metathesized, is derived from Old High German fridu "peace." The second element is derived from wîh "holy" or Old High German wîg "warrior."
FERE f & m West Frisian
Short form of Germanic names that contain the Old High German element fridu meaning "peace", such as Frederik and Frederika.
FERRE m & f Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch short form of Ferdinand and West Frisian variant form of Fere.
FIDDE m West Frisian
Variant form of Fedde.
FIEKE f Frisian
Frisian form of Victoria.
FIN m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Fen.
FINNE m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Fenne.
FOEKE m West Frisian
Variant form of Foke.
FOKE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Folke.
FOKKE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of Foke.
FOLGERT m East Frisian (Archaic), West Frisian (Rare)
Some sources state that this name is a variant form of Folkert, while at least one source states that it is a variant of Folger, the (West) Frisian form of the ancient Germanic name Folcgar.
FOLLE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element folc "people", such as Folmer and Folpert.
FOLMER m West Frisian
Frisian form of Folkmar.
FOPPE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of masculine names that have folc for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Folcbert is a good example of that.
FOUKE m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Foeke.
FREERK m Frisian
Frisian variant of Freek.
FROE f Frisian
East Frisian variant of Frowe.
FROUCKE f Frisian
Diminutive of Frowe.
FROUKE f Frisian
Frisian cognate of Frauke.
FROUKJE f Frisian
Diminutive of Frouke.
FROUWE f North Frisian, East Frisian
North Frisian and East Frisian variant of Frowe.
FROUWEKE f East Frisian
East Frisian variant of Frowe.
FROWA f Low German (Rare, Archaic), Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
Low German and Frisian variant form of Frowe used between the 14th and 16th centuries.
FROWE f Frisian
Short form of names containing the name element frô "happy" or freyja "lady".
FRUVA f East Frisian
East Frisian variant of Frowe.
GABBE m West Frisian
Variant form of Gabe.
GABE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Gothic element giban (geban in Old High German), such as Gebamund and Gebavultus.
GALE m West Frisian (Rare)
This name is the Frisian form of the Germanic given name Gaito, which was ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *gails meaning "cheerful, jovial". But in addition to that, it is also often a short form of Germanic given names that contain (or are related to) the aforementioned element of *gails, such as Geilhard.... [more]
GAUKE m & f East Frisian, West Frisian
East and West Frisian diminutive of Gauwe.
GAUKJE f East Frisian
East Frisian diminutive of Gauwe.
GAUWE m Frisian
Probably related to the Gothic word gauja meaning "inhabitant of a district".
GEBBE m West Frisian
Variant of Gabbe.
GEES f Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch short form of Gesina.
GELDAU f West Frisian
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with wîh "holy" or Old High German wîg "warrior."
GELLE m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old Frisian element geld, which ultimately comes from Gothic gild "sacrifice, value."
GELMER m West Frisian
Frisian form of Gildemar.
GER m & f Dutch, Limburgish, West Frisian
Dutch, Limburgish and West Frisian short form of Germanic given names containing the element ger meaning "spear", such as Gerard, Gerben and Gerlof.
GESA f Frisian, Low German, German, Old Swedish
Originally a Low German short form of names beginning with either of the Old High German elements gêr meaning "spear" (especially Gertrud) or gisil "pledge, hostage" (compare Giselle), this name is now generally considered a short form of Gertrud.
GESCHE f German, Low German, Frisian
Frisian and Low German short form and diminutive of Gertrude.
GESEKE f Low German (Rare), Frisian (Rare)
Low German and Frisian diminutive of Gese.
GESKE f Frisian, Low German
Contracted form of Geseke.
GIBBE m West Frisian
Variant of Gabbe, or a short form of Giselbert.
GIJSJE m & f Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Gijs) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
GILDERIK m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Childeric.
GILDERT m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Gildard.
GILPERIK m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Chilperic.
GUNDERIK m Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian (Archaic), Swedish (Archaic)
Dutch, Frisian, Norwegian and Swedish form of Gunderic.
HADDE m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant form of Hade.
HADE m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element hadu, such as Hadebert and Hadefuns.
HAIE m West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian, North Frisian, Low German
Frisian and Low German short form of Germanic names that contain the element hag (for an elaborate description of hag, please see Hagabert).
HAJO m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Haie.
HANSJE m & f Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Hans) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
HARMA f Frisian
Feminine form of Harmann.
HARMANN m Frisian
Frisian variant of Herman.
HARMEN m West Frisian, North Frisian, Low German, Dutch
Frisian and Low German form of Herman.... [more]
HARMIKE f Frisian
Diminutive of Harma.
HARRE m East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Frisian short form of Germanic given names containing the element hari meaning "army", such as Herbert and Herman.
HARTEKE m German, Frisian
German and Frisian diminutive of Harto.
HASCHE m North Frisian (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Variant of the Frisian name Hasse, which is said to be either a short form of names containing the element hart "hardy; strong" or else it might be derived from Old High German hassi "the Hessians".... [more]
HAUG m East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic), Upper German
Frisian and Upper German form of Hugo as well as a short form of other Germanic given names that have hugu meaning "heart, mind, spirit" for a first element.... [more]
HAUK m & f East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of Germanic given names that have hugu meaning "heart, mind, spirit" for a first element, such as Hugubert. Also compare Haug, which this name could be considered to be a variant form of.
HAUKE m & f East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare)
Diminutive of Hauk. A known bearer of this name is the German former middle distance runner Hauke Fuhlbrügge (b. 1966).
HAYE m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Haie. A known Dutch bearer of this name is the author Haye van der Heyden (b. 1957).
HEDDE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of Hede.
HEDE m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Hade.
HEDSE m West Frisian
West Frisian variant of Hade.
HEDSER m West Frisian
Frisian form of Hadegar, or a shorter form of Hedsert.
HEDSERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Hadard or Hadeward; in some instances it may even be a variant of Edsert.
HEIE m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian, Low German
Frisian and Low German variant form of Haie.
HEIJO m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Heie.
HEIKEDINE f East Frisian, German (Rare)
An elaboration of the name Heike with the clearly feminine suffix -dine.... [more]
HELLE m West Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of names that contain the element hildr (such as Hildebrand) or heil (such as Heilbert).
HENRITTA f East Frisian (Archaic)
East Frisian contraction of Henrietta, predominantly used in the 1800s.
HERKE m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Herre. Also compare Harke.
HERO m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Variant form of Herre, which itself is a variant form of Harre. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch former politician Hero Brinkman (b. 1964).
HERRE m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
West Frisian variant of Harre.
HIBBE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have hildr for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The names Hildebert and Hildebrand are good examples of that.
HIDSER m West Frisian
Frisian form of Hildegar, or a shorter form of Hidsert.
HIDSERT m West Frisian
Frisian form of Hildard or Hildeward. This name may also be a variant of Hedsert and Idsert.
HILKA f Low German, German (Rare), Frisian, Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans
Originally a diminutive of names beginning with or containing the element hild-, used as a given name in its own right.
HILLE f East Frisian, Estonian, German (Rare), German (Silesian, Rare)
Short form of names containing the element hild, for example Mathilda.... [more]
HINKE m & f West Frisian
West Frisian short form of Hendrik or Hendrika, depending on the sex of the bearer.
HOB m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have hugu for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Hugubert is a good example of that.
HOBBE m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian shortened form of names starting with HUG like Hugbert.
HOPPE m West Frisian
Variant of Hobbe.
HOTSE m West Frisian
Variant of Hotte.
HOTSKE f West Frisian
Feminine form of Hotse, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
HOTTE m West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Hotte might have been a short form of Horatius.
ICKA f Low German, East Frisian
Feminine form of Icko.
ICKE m & f German, Low German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Icke is a nickname for people from Berlin alluding to the Berlin dialekt word Icke (High German Ich) "I".... [more]
ICKEA f East Frisian, Low German
Clearly feminine form of Icke.
ICKO m Low German, East Frisian
Short form of names built from the name element AG "edge (of a sword)" like Ekkehard.
IDDE m West Frisian
Variant of Ide.
IDE m West Frisian
Frisian masculine form of Ida as well as a variant form of Ede.
IDS m West Frisian
Variant of Ide. A well-known bearer of this name is the Dutch-Frisian speed skater Ids Postma.
IEM m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Short form of Ieme and related names, such as Iemke.
IEME m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Variant spelling of Ime(2). This given name is more commonly found on males than on females.
IEMKE m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Imke. But in other words, you could also say that this name is a diminutive of Ieme.
IENJE f Dutch, West Frisian
Means "small one", from West Frisian ien meaning "one".
IHME m & f East Frisian (Rare)
Variant of East Frisian Ime, which is a very shortened form of Germanic names with the element IRMIN or ERMIN meaning "big, overwhelming".... [more]
IKEA f East Frisian (Archaic)
19th-century elaboration of Ike and Ika.
IKKE m & f Low German, East Frisian
Variant of Icke.
ILLAND m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It might possibly be a variant form of Eland.
IMME f & m West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Ime(2). This given name is more commonly found on females than on males.... [more]
INE m West Frisian (Rare)
Derived from the particle in, which is usually used to give extra emphasis to something. Scholars have not been able to find any other explanation for the meaning of this Frisian name.
INEKE f Dutch, Limburgish, German (Rare), East Frisian
Diminutive form of Ine as well as an East Frisian feminine form of masculine Ine.
INGKEN f Frisian
Frisian variant of Inken.
INKE f & m Frisian
Variant of Ine.
INKEN f Frisian
Frisian diminutive form of names beginning with the name element ING.
INSE m & f West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Frisian variant form of Ine. Sometimes also said to be a Frisian short form of Germanic names that have Ing for a first element, such as Ingulf. Lastly, in Germany, some also interpret Inse to be a derivative of the German word Insel meaning "island".
ISE m Frisian (Rare)
This name is used as a short form of Germanic names (like Isbert/Ijsbert and Isbrand/Ijsbrand) that begin with the element îs meaning "ice."
IVE m & f West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Frisian form of Ivo (masculine) and Dutch short form of Ivonne (feminine).
IVESSA f West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian feminine form of Ive.
IWE m West Frisian
This name is probably a variant form of Ive.
JALE f German, North Frisian
Short form of (now extinct) names whose first element was derived from Proto-Germanic *gailan meaning "jovial".... [more]
JALINA f North Frisian (Rare)
19th-century elaboration of Jale.
JALINE f West Frisian
Feminine form of Jalle.
JANKE f Frisian
Frisian short form of Jannike.
JANKE m Frisian
Frisian pet form of Jan.
JANKEN m Frisian
Frisian variant of Janke.
JANNES m Dutch, Flemish, German (Rare), Limburgish, East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian, Danish (Rare), Finnish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Flemish, Frisian, Limburgish and (Low) German short form of Johannes, which has also seen some use in Scandinavia.
JANNIS m Greek, Dutch, Frisian
Greek variant transcription of Yannis and Dutch and Frisian short form of Johannes.
JANNO m Estonian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), German (Rare)
Estonian variant of Jaan as well as a Dutch and West Frisian variant of Janne, all of which are names that are ultimately derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (see John).