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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Iek f Frisian (Rare)
Feminine derivative of Ige.
Iektje f Frisian (Rare)
Diminutive of Iek.
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".
Ige m Frisian (Rare)
Unknown meaning.
Igo m West Frisian
Variant of Ige.
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.
Ingel m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Variant of Engel as well as a short form of related names that start with Ingel-, such as Ingelbert, Ingelhard and Ingeltrud... [more]
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.
Inna f East Frisian
Short form of names containing the Germanic name elements agin and ein.
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... [more]
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."
Iska f East Frisian
Variant of Iske.
Iske f East Frisian, West Frisian
Feminine form of Ise.
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 transliteration of Γιάννης (see 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).
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)... [more]
Jappe m & f West Frisian
West Frisian form of Jacob, or a variant of Gabbe.
Jard m & f West Frisian
Masculine and feminine form of Jarich.
Jarich m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Gothic element gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear."
Jarig m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant spelling of Jarich.
Jarik m West Frisian
Variant of Jari influenced by Jorik.
Jarre m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Gothic element gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear." See also Jarich.
Jehannes m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Johannes.
Jelda f East Frisian
Short form of names that contained the Old Frisian name elements jelda "to pay; to return; to yield; to repay; to owe a dept" or gelda/hjeld "money". The name Jelda was most commonly used in the 16th and 17th centuries and finally revived in the 20th century.
Jeldau f West Frisian
Variant spelling of Geldau.
Jeldert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Ethelhard (see Adalhard), or a variant spelling of Geldert.
Jeldrik m East Frisian, North Frisian
Derived from Old Frisian jeld "money; sacrifice", ultimately from Proto-Germanic *geldą "reward, gift, money", and from Old Frisian rīke "rich; powerful", ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz "mighty".
Jelina f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
Archaic elaboration of East Frisian Jela that was recorded in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Jella f West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Hungarian (Rare, Archaic)
Frisian feminine form of Jelle and German short form of Gabriella as well as a Hungarian borrowing of both names.... [more]
Jelmer m West Frisian, Dutch
Modern West Frisian form of Adalmar via Ethelmer, but it is also possible that it is a variant form of Gelmer (see also my comment for Jelle) in some cases.
Jelte m West Frisian, Dutch, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Jelle.
Jene m East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
East Frisian short form of Johannes, recorded between the 16th and the 19th centuries.
Jenne m & f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Masculine and feminine (short) form of Johannes.
Jenneke f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Jenne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Jenthe f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant spelling of Jente.
Jera f Slovene, East Frisian
East Frisian and Slovene short form of Gertruda via another short form, Gera.
Jerrit m Frisian
Variant of Gerrit.
Jerta f Hungarian (Archaic), West Frisian (Rare)
Originally a short form of Gertrúd, occasionally used as a given name in its own right, as well as a West Frisian short form of names beginning with the element Ger-, used as a given name in its own right.
Jeske f Frisian
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Gesa and Gese.
Jesse m West Frisian, North Frisian
Variant form of Iese, which itself is a variant form of Ese. Also compare Jisse.
Jessina f West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Feminine form of the Frisian masculine name Jesse.
Jester f East Frisian (Archaic)
East Frisian form of Gerswith.
Jildau f West Frisian (Modern)
This Frisian name can be a variant spelling of Geldau, or a variant form of Jeldau.
Jildert m West Frisian
This Frisian name can be a variant spelling of Gildert, or a variant form of Jeldert.
Jildou f West Frisian
Variant spelling of Jildau.
Jilles m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Jinne m & f West Frisian
Mostly used on males, this name is derived from Ine and/or Ene.
Jinte f & m West Frisian, Dutch
Mostly used on females (and increasingly so), this name is a variant form of Jinne.
Jinthe f West Frisian, Dutch
Variant spelling of Jinte, only seen on females so far.
Jippe m & f West Frisian
Variant form of Jibbe.
Jiska f West Frisian
Variant of Jiske.
Jiske f West Frisian
Feminine form of Jis.
Jisse m West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Iese, which itself is a variant form of Ese. Also compare Jesse.
Jit m West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
Frisian variant form of Ede and Ide.
Jitske f West Frisian, Dutch
Frisian feminine form of Jit.
Jitze m West Frisian, Dutch
Frisian variant form of Jit.
Jobbe m West Frisian
Variant form of Joppe.
Jodea f East Frisian (Archaic)
19th-century feminine form of Jodocus.
Jolf m East Frisian (Rare)
Contracted form of Joleff.
Jolina f East Frisian
Younger form of Jollina.
Jonne m & f Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Dutch and Frisian variant form of Jonna (for females), and short form of Johannes (for males).
Jonneke f Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Jonne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Joppe m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant form of Jop.
Jorin m Low German, North Frisian, Dutch
Dutch, Low German and North Frisian name derived from both Georg and Gregor.
Jork m West Frisian (Rare)
Originally a short form of names containing the element ever- such as Everhard.
Josje 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 (Jos) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
Jouke m & f West Frisian, Dutch
This name is of Frisian origin and is most seen on men in Friesland (which has over a thousand bearers, whereas there are less than a hundred female bearers).
Jurjen m West Frisian
West Frisian form of George.
Jurra f West Frisian (Rare)
Feminine form of Jurre.
Kars m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Karsten. Also compare Karst.
Karst m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Karsten. Also compare Kars. A known Dutch bearer of this name is the film and television director Karst van der Meulen (b... [more]
Katje f North Frisian, Dutch
Diminutive of Katharina and variant of Katja.
Kea f East Frisian
Frisian short form of names like Heikea, Elkea and other names ending in -kea.
Keesje f & m Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Kees) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
Kei m West Frisian, North Frisian
Frisian pet form of Cornelius, Gerard and Nicolaas. In other words, you could say that this name is a variant form of Kai 1.
Keije m West Frisian, North Frisian
Variant form of Kei.
Keike f West Frisian, North Frisian
Feminine form of Kei.
Keke m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch diminutive of Cornelius and Cornelia, and West Frisian variant form of Keike.
Kenau f West Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
The first element of this name is derived from Germanic kuni meaning "family, kin, race, kind", which is not to be confused with Germanic kuoni meaning "brave". The second element is derived from either Germanic wîh meaning "holy" or Germanic wîg meaning "warrior."... [more]
Kene m & f West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian variant form of Kune.
Keno m North Frisian, East Frisian, German
Frisian short form of Konrad.
Kerrin f North Frisian
Variant form of Karrin, which is a North Frisian form of Katharina.
Kersten m Low German, East Frisian
Low German variant of Karsten.
Klaasje 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 (Klaas) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
Klaaske f Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Klaas
Kleme f North Frisian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Klemens, recorded on the island of Amrum.
Koosje f & m Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Koos) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
Kune m & f Dutch (Rare), German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic), West Frisian (Rare)
In Dutch and Frisian, this name is a short form of given names containing the Germanic element kuni meaning "clan, family, kin, race, kind". In other words, you could say that this name is the Dutch and Frisian cognate of Kuno.... [more]
Kunigard f Ancient Germanic, East Frisian (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements kuni "clan, family" and gard "enclosure".
Künna f East Frisian
East Frisian short form of Kunigunda.
Lam m Dutch, German, West Frisian, East Frisian
Short form of names that have land for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Lambert is a good example of that.
Lamme m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Lam.
Lebbe m West Frisian
Variant of Lubbe.
Leefke f Low German, East Frisian
Derived from Low German leefke "darling", which looks similar to its Limburgish equivalent leeveke and Dutch liefje. See also the name Leve, of which this name can be seen as a feminine form of.
Leenke f West Frisian
Diminutive of Magdalena and Helena as well as a feminine form of Leen.
Leeuwe m West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is a little uncertain: it is thought that it is a short form of Germanic names that contained the element laifa (see Bernlef) or liub (see Liubigild)... [more]
Leevken f North Frisian
The name comes from the Frisian, derived from "leavje", the Frisian word for like to love or like. Modified and with the suffix "-ke", which expresses a trivialization, it becomes "Levke".
Lemme m West Frisian
Variant form of Lamme.
Leve m East Frisian
East Frisian form of Leeuwe.
Leven m & f Frisian (Rare)
Masculine variant and one of the feminine forms of Leve. As a masculine, is has been recorded since the 16th century, as a feminine name since the 17th century.... [more]
Levke f East Frisian, German
Younger form of Leefke and feminine form of Leve.
Libbe m West Frisian
Variant of Lubbe.
Liekel m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Lykel, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
Liekele m West Frisian
Variant form of Lykele, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
Liekle m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Lykle, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
Lieuwe m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Leeuwe. A famous bearer of this name is Lieuwe Westra (b. 1982), Dutch racing cyclist.
Lijkel m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form or spelling of Lykel.
Lijkele m West Frisian
Variant form or spelling of Lykele.
Lijkle m West Frisian
Variant form or spelling of Lykle.
Like f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch short form of Elisabeth and West Frisian feminine form of Likel.
Lindert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Leonard.
Litrik m West Frisian (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
West Frisian form of Liutric as well as a rare Flemish variant of the related name Liederik.
Lobbe m West Frisian
Variant of Lubbe.
Lobke f West Frisian
Feminine form of Lobbe, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Loet m West Frisian, Limburgish
West Frisian form of Lude, and Limburgish short form of Ludovicus.
Loise f East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
East Frisian name of debated origin and meaning. Theories include an elaboration of Lois and a variant of Louise.... [more]
Lokke m & f Frisian, Flemish
Diminutive of Louise.
Louwerens m Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Variant of Lourens, which was mostly used between the late 16th century and the 18th century. It seems to have been most common in the south of Holland, as the patronymic surname of Louwerens is most common there today.
Louwrens m Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Variant of Louwerens, though it can also easily be a variant spelling of Lourens in some instances.... [more]
Lub m West Frisian
Short form of Lubbe.
Lubbe m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of names whose first element was derived from laifa (see Bernlef), liut (see Liutgar) or liub (see Liubwin)... [more]
Lubberta f West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Lubbert.
Lubke f West Frisian
Feminine form of Lubbe, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Ludeken m East Frisian (Archaic)
Diminutive of names containing the element liud "people", recorded between the 1400s and 1600s.
Luitjen m East Frisian
East Frisian variant of Lütjen.
Lüko m East Frisian (Rare)
Originally a short form of names beginning with the element liud- "people".
Luwe m West Frisian
Variant of Leeuwe.
Lyckel m West Frisian (Archaic)
Shorter form or variant of Lyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling). The modern spelling and form of the name is Lykel.
Lyckele m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Nicolaas via the name Nyckele. This form came to be via a process called (consonant) assimilation, where the 'n' in the name assimilated with the following 'l'... [more]
Lyckle m West Frisian (Rare)
Shorter form or variant of Lyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely... [more]
Lykel m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Lyckel.
Lykele m West Frisian
Modern spelling and form of Lyckele. A known bearer of this name was Lykele Faber (1919-2009), a Dutch (of Frisian descent) commando and radio operator during World War II.
Lykle m West Frisian
Modern spelling and form of Lyckle. A known bearer of this name was Lykle Hogerzeil (1927-2011), a Dutch doctor who worked with people that suffered from leprosy.
Macco m East Frisian (Archaic)
Younger form of Makko, first recorded in the 1500s and eventually faded into oblivion in the 1700s.
Maino m West Frisian (Rare), Italian (Rare)
West Frisian and Italian form of Meino, which itself is a variant of Meine.... [more]
Makko m Medieval German, East Frisian (Archaic)
Short form of Markward, recorded in the 11th century.
Manne m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Germanic element man, such as Herman.
Marck m Danish (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare), Swedish (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Danish, Dutch, English, Swedish and West Frisian variant spelling of Mark.
Marek m East Frisian (Modern)
Masculine form (backformation) of Mareka.
Mareka f East Frisian
East Frisian diminutive of Maria.
Mareko m East Frisian (Rare)
Masculine form of Mareka.
Marij f Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch and West Frisian form of Mary.
Marrin f North Frisian
One of the North Frisian forms of Maria, as used on the North Frisian island of Föhr.
Martje f West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian, Dutch
Dutch short form of Martha and Martina, as well as the Frisian form for those names.
Marx m Medieval German, East Frisian (Archaic), Medieval Jewish, English (American, Modern, Rare), Alsatian (Archaic)
Medieval German and archaic Alsatian and East Frisian short form of Marcus, recorded numerous times in the Rhineland region of what is now Germany in the early 16th century, as well as in East Frisia in the same time period.... [more]
Matthys m Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans, West Frisian
Medieval Dutch form of Matthijs as well as the modern Afrikaans and West Frisian form of Matthijs. In the Netherlands, the name has survived to modern times, but it is highly rare there currently, especially when compared to its modern counterpart.... [more]
Meena f East Frisian
Feminine form of Meeno.
Meeno m East Frisian
Variant of Meno.
Meik m German, East Frisian, North Frisian
This name is either a phonetic German spelling of the English name Mike or a Frisian short form of names beginning in Mein- like Meinhard.
Meinert m Dutch, Low German, North Frisian
Dutch variant form of Meindert, as well as the Low German and North Frisian form of Meinhard.
Melkert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Melchior.
Mendert m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Meindert.
Menna f Welsh, Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Mena in countries where that name is used (i.e., Germany, Netherlands, Mena being a German/Dutch diminutive of various names beginning with Mein, such as Meinhild, where the meaning is "strength"), but Menna is also used regularly in Wales in modern times... [more]
Meno m East Frisian
Short form of names beginning with Old High German name element megin, magan "strength, might, power" (compare Menno).
Mensje f West Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of Mense, perhaps via its variant form Mens. This name is often mistakenly believed to be derived from Dutch mensje meaning "little human being", usually by non-Frisians in the Netherlands.... [more]
Mente m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Clement (Dutch) or a variant of Meine (West Frisian).
Menzo m Frisian, Dutch
Frisian and Dutch diminutive of names formed with the name element magan "strength".
Merrit f North Frisian, Low German
North Frisian short form of both Maria and Margarethe, recorded in the 1600s on the isles of Föhr, Amrum and Sylt. The name is still in use today.
Metke f Frisian
Diminutive of Meta.
Mindert m West Frisian
Variant form of Mendert.
Minnert m West Frisian
Variant form of Mennert.
Minus m English (Rare), East Frisian (Rare, Archaic)
This name was given to at least five baby boys in the USA in 1915.... [more]
Murk m West Frisian
Meaning uncertain. The name is thought to be a short form of Frisian given names that contain either Old Frisian moar (also môr) meaning "bog, marsh, moor, swamp" or Old Frisian moark meaning "dark-coloured"... [more]
Naemie f North Frisian
North Frisian variant of Naemi.
Nan m & f Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Johannes or Johanna. This name can also be a short form of names that contain the Germanic element nand, such as Ferdinand and Nanthild.
Nane m & f West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
Frisian masculine form of Nan.
Nanine f West Frisian
Variant of Nan.
Nanneke f West Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Nanne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Nante m East Frisian
East Frisian short form of Ferdinand.
Neele f German, Dutch, East Frisian
Variant of Nele.... [more]
Neelke f Dutch (Rare), East Frisian
Diminutive of Cornelia via its short form Neele.... [more]
Neke f Frisian
Pet form of Dutch name Neelke which is, itself, a pet form of Cornelia.
Nelle m West Frisian, North Frisian
Frisian short form of Cornelius.
Nene f & m West Frisian
Variant form of Nane.
Nenne f & m West Frisian
Variant form of Nanne.
Nenneke f West Frisian
Variant form of Nanneke.
Nickels m North Frisian
North Frisian form of Nicolaus; see also Nickel.
Niekele m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Nykele, where the spelling is more phonetical in nature.
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]
Nikel m West Frisian (Rare), German (Silesian), Vilamovian
Modern West Frisian form of the archaic name Nyckel, which was a short form of Nyckele. Alternatively, one can also say that this name is a short form of Nikele, which is a younger form of the aforementioned name Nyckele... [more]
Nineke f Dutch, West Frisian
A form of Nine, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Ninke f West Frisian
Frisian variant of Nineke.
Nisse m Frisian
Frisian short form of Dionysius.
Noena f East Frisian, West Frisian (Rare)
Originally a diminutive of names containing the Germanic name element nand "daring, brave", ultimately from Proto-Germanic *nanþaz "daring", used as a given name in its own right.
Nolle m Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch and Frisian short form of Arnold.
Nolte m East Frisian (Archaic)
Archaic short form of Arnold, in use between the 1500s and 1600s.
Nomme m Frisian
Frisian diminutive of names containing the name element nand "to dare".
Nona f East Frisian
Variant of Noena.
Nyck m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
West Frisian cognate of Nick (also compare Nyckele) as well as a Dutch and English variant spelling of the name. In the anglophone world, this name can also be a direct short form of given names that contain nyck, such as Dominyck.... [more]
Nyckele m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Nicolaas, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely... [more]
Nyckle m West Frisian (Rare)
Shorter form or variant of Nyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely... [more]
Nyk m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyck, as the -ck- is originally a medieval way of spelling the consonant -k-. Also compare the names Nykele and Nykle, which are very closely related.... [more]
Nykele m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyckele.
Nykle m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyckle.
Nys m North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
North Frisian and West Frisian short form of Dionysius.
Obba f Frisian, Icelandic
Frisian and Icelandic feminine form of Obbe.
Obbe m Frisian, Old Swedish, Swedish
Frisian short form of Germanic names containing the first element AUD and a last element beginning with -b... or an Old Swedish and Swedish form of Ubbi.
Obbo m Frisian
Frisian variant of Obbe.
Obe m Frisian
A short form of names with the first element wulf "wulf" or od "wealth" and a second element starting in b- (like beraht or brand).
Occa f East Frisian
Variant of Okka.
Ocka f East Frisian
Variant of Okka.
Ocko m East Frisian
Variant of Okko.
Oebele m West Frisian (Archaic)
West Frisian form of Odbald.
Oeke f & m West Frisian
Shorter form (even if only slightly so) of both Oelke and Oenke.
Oele m & f West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian short form of Germanic given names that contain the element od (or aud) meaning "wealth, fortune, property" or the element odal meaning "heritage, fatherland".
Oelke m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Diminutive of Oele.
Oene m West Frisian
West Frisian variant form of One. This given name is not be confused with Dutch oen, which is a slang term for a dumb and foolish person.
Oenke f West Frisian (Rare)
Feminine form of Oene, which was created using the diminutive suffix -ke.
Oet m West Frisian
Frisian form of Ot.
Oetse m West Frisian
Frisian form of Odo.
Oetsina f West Frisian
Feminine form of Oetse.
Oetske f West Frisian
Feminine form of Oetse, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
Offe m West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have od for a first element, and of which the second element starts with an "f." The name Otfried is a good example of that.
Offert m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Otfried.
Oke m East Frisian, West Frisian
Northern German diminutive of Oskar and Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element od or ot (like Odger and Otmar).
Okka f East Frisian
Shortened form of dithematic names starting with the name element od "heritage, wealth".
Okke m & f East Frisian
Shortened form of dithematic names starting with the name element od "heritage, wealth".
Okko m East Frisian
Shortened form of dithematic names starting with the name element od "heritage, wealth".
Olda f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
As a West Frisian name, it is a strictly feminine form of Olde. In other words, you could say that this name is the West Frisian cognate of Alda.
Olde m & f Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Dutch variant form of Alde and Frisian cognate of Alde. For the transition from Al- to Ol-, compare names like Walter vs... [more]
Olfert m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Odalfrid.
One m West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of names that contain an element that was derived from (or shares the same root with) Old High German unnan "to grant, to allow, to yield."
Onna f Frisian
Feminine form of Onno.
Onne m West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of One.
Oosje f West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
The first element of this Frisian name is uncertain, but the second element consists of the diminutive suffix -je.... [more]
Ouwe m West Frisian
Variant spelling of Auwe.
Pea f East Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Truncated form of names that end in -pea such as Ampea or Poppea. This name has been in use since the 19th century.
Pieterke f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant form of Pietertje. This form is not as common as Pietertje in The Netherlands.
Pietertje f & m Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Pieter) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix tje to the original name... [more]