Limburgish Submitted Names

Limburgish names are used in the Limburg region, which straddles the border between Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. See also about Limburgish names.
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AAD m & f Dutch, West Frisian, Limburgish
Diminutive of Adriaan and Adriana, as well as a variant of Ade.
AN f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Anna.
ANDREES m Limburgish
Limburgish form of Andreas.
BERB f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Barbara.
BERBE f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Barbara.
BERBKE f Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive form of Barbara (see also Berb).
BILLA f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Sibilla.
CHRIT m Limburgish
Strictly Limburgish short form of Christian and Christopher.
CISKA f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form for both Francisca and Franciska - one could also label it a variant spelling for Cisca (though out of the two, Ciska is certainly the most common).
CLIM m Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Clemens.
DIEL f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Odilia.
DILIA f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Odilia.
DILIE f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Odilie.
DINA f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of names that end in -dina (and even -tina), such as Arnoldina.
DINIE f Dutch, Limburgish
Variant of Diny.
DOOR f & m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish variant form of Dora (when borne by a female bearer) or a short form of Isidoor or Theodoor (when borne by a male bearer).
DOORKE f & m Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive form of Door. Although seen on both genders, it is most often used on females.
DORUS m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Theodorus. A bearer of this name was Dorus Rijkers (1847-1928), a famous Dutch lifeboat captain and folk hero.
DRÉ m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of André.
DREES m Limburgish
Short from of Andrees.
DREESKE m Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive form of Drees.
DRÉKE m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish diminutive form of Dré.
FER m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Ferdinand.
FIE f Dutch, Danish (Modern), Limburgish
Dutch, Limburgish and Danish short form for both Sophie and Sofie.
FRIED m Dutch, German, Limburgish
Short form of Godfried (Dutch, Limburgish) and Friedrich (German, Limburgish).
FRIN m Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Severinus, see also Frijn.
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.
GERRIE f & m Dutch, Limburgish
Diminutive of Gerrit and Gerarda; the name is most common among women.
GIED m Dutch (Rare), Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Aegidius (see Giles) and its variant spelling Egidius. In rare cases, this name can also be a short form of Gideon.... [more]
GONDA f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Aldegonda and Hildegonda.
GONNIE f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish pet form of Aldegonda and Hildegonda.
GOOF m Dutch (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Godfried via the form Govert. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch hockey player Goof van der Kamp (b. 1991).
GOOR m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Gregorius.
IES m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of mainly Isidoor. In some instances, it is also a short form of Israel and Izaäk.
INE f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish variant form of Ina.
INEKE f Dutch, Limburgish, German (Rare), East Frisian
Diminutive form of Ine as well as an East Frisian feminine form of masculine Ine.
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.
JANUS m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Limburgish (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish, Finnish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch, Flemish, Limburgish and West Frisian short form of Adrianus and sometimes also of Johannes (which is also found spelled as Johannus). The name has also seen some use in Scandinavia (particularly in Denmark), where it can also be a (more or less) latinized form of Jens.... [more]
JET f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch short form of Jette or Jetteke, and Limburgish short form of Juliette.
JOKE f Dutch, Limburgish, German
Dutch and German pet form of Johanna (via its diminutive Johanneke).
JOSKE m & f Dutch, Flemish, Limburgish
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Jos) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix -ke to the original name... [more]
JOZIEN f Dutch, Limburgish
Variant spelling of Josien.
JUNG m Limburgish
Short form of Limburgish jungske "little boy," which is strictly used as a nickname in Limburg and not as an official Christian name. Often though, the nickname is given early in childhood and in most cases it gets stuck on the bearer, to the point where his Christian name(s) is/are barely used again in daily life... [more]
LOE m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Ludovicus.
LOET m West Frisian, Limburgish
West Frisian form of Lude, and Limburgish short form of Ludovicus.
MAI f Limburgish
Variant of May.
MARIET f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Marietje and Margriet, but often just used as a pet form of Maria and Marie.
MARJOKE f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish diminutive form of Marjo.
MAYKE f Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive form of May; see also Maike and Maaike.
MIE f Danish, Dutch, Limburgish
Danish, Dutch and Limburgish short form of Maria and Marie.
MIEM f Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Mimie, but often just used as a pet form of Maria and Marie. There is no relation with miem, one of the Limburgish words for "cat."
MIET f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Marietje, but often just used as a pet form of Maria and Marie.
MIMIE f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish pet form of Maria and Marie; sometimes it is also found as a deliberate different spelling of Mimi.
NEEL m & f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Cornelius (for men) and Cornelia (for women).
NIES m & f Dutch (Rare), Limburgish (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
In Dutch, Frisian and Limburgish, Nies is predominantly a masculine given name. For the Dutch, it is a variant form of Nijs (which has a different pronunciation), while for the Frisians, it is a variant spelling of Nys (which has the same pronunciation)... [more]
PLEUN m & f Dutch, Limburgish
Pet form of Apollonius (Dutch) and Apollonia (Limburgish). In Limburgish, this name is strictly used on females. In Dutch, it was originally strictly used on males, but it is now also seen on females - to the point that it is now mostly seen on females rather than males.
PLEUNIE m & f Dutch, Limburgish
In Limburgish, Pleunie is a diminutive form of Pleun (a pet form of Apollonia) and is thus strictly used on females. It is different in Dutch, however, where Pleunie used on a female is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Pleun) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix ie to the original name... [more]
RIE f Dutch, Danish, Limburgish
Dutch, Danish and Limburgish short form of Maria and Marie.
RIET f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Marietje and Margriet.
RINIE f Dutch, Limburgish
Diminutive form of Rina.
SAN m & f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Sander and Sanne.
SEEF m & f Afrikaans (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
This name is more often seen on men than on women. For men, the name is a short form of Josephus and in some cases also of Severinus and its Dutch form Severijn. For women, this name is a short form of Josepha, Joséphine and in rare cases also of Severina and its French form Séverine... [more]
SEEFKE f & m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
Diminutive of Seef. This name is predominantly feminine, but has occasionally informally been used on men (especially in Limburg, because diminutives ending in -ke are common for both sexes there).
SERVÉ m Flemish (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
Flemish and Limburgish variant spelling of Servet, which is a diminutive of Servais, the French form of Servatius.
SIEN f Dutch, Limburgish
Short form of Francina, Josina, Klasina and other names with a similar ending.
SJARLOT f Limburgish
Limburgish form of Charlotte, or feminine form of Sjarel.
SJEL m Dutch (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
Short form of Michel and also its variant spelling Misjel. Also compare the related name Chiel.... [more]
TILKE f Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive form of Mathilde (see also Til).
TOMMES m Limburgish
Limburgish form of Thomas.
TRINETTE f Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), Limburgish
Dutch, Flemish and Limburgish short form of Catharina, which was created by combining its short form Trina with the French diminutive suffix -ette. In other words, you could say that the name is an attempted gallicization of Trina.
TWAN m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Toine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
VES m Limburgish
Limburgish short form of Silvester.
WIES f & m Dutch, Flemish, Limburgish
This name is a unisex name in Dutch and Flemish. For male bearers, it is a short form of Aloysius and Louis, whereas for female bearers, it is a short form of Aloysia, Louisa and Louise. The name is far more commonly seen on women than on men in the Netherlands, whereas it is the exact opposite in Flanders... [more]