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.
Wijbe m Frisian
Variant of Wibe.
Wikke f & m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element wîg, such as Wigbert and Wigmar.
Willemke f Frisian
Dutch feminine form of Willem.
Willm m East Frisian, Low German
Variant spelling of Wilm.
Wilm m East Frisian, Low German
East Frisian and Low German short form of Wilhelm.
Winand m Ancient Germanic, Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Polish (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
This name is often encountered as a variant form of Wignand (also compare Wigand). However, it can also be a name in its own right, in which case its first element is derived from Old High German wîh meaning "holy, sacred" and its second element from Gothic nand meaning "bravery" (or from Gothic nanthjan meaning "to venture, to risk, to dare").... [more]
Wineke f Dutch, West Frisian
Feminine form of Wine.
Wisse m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of names containing the Germanic elements wîsan, wîso or wîs, such as Wisamar.
Witta f Frisian (Rare), German (Rare)
Frisian hypocorism of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation from Old Saxon widu and Old High German witu "forest; wood". Folk etymology, however, likes to derive this name from Low German witt "white".
Wolke m & f German, West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names that contain the Gothic element valdan "to reign" (practically the same as wald "rule"). It is known as a masculine name since the 15th century, and as a feminine name since the 20th century... [more]
Wopke m & f Frisian
Diminutive of Wob or Wobbe
Woppe m West Frisian
Variant form of Wobbe.
Wrister m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant of Writser, which probably came into being through metathesis.
Writser m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant of Writsert, which is an archaic variant spelling of Fridsert.
Wubbo m Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Wubbe. A bearer of this name is Wubbo Ockels, who in 1985 was the first Dutch astronaut in space.
Wubke f West Frisian, Low German
West Frisian feminine form of Wubbe, and Low German variant spelling of Wübke.
Wupke f West Frisian, Low German
West Frisian variant spelling of Wubke and Low German variant spelling of Wübke via Wüpke.
Wynand m Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
Medieval Dutch form of Wijnand, Frisian variant of Winand and South African form of Winand.... [more]
Wynanda f Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Medieval Dutch form of Wijnanda, Frisian variant of Winanda and South African form of Winanda.
Wytse m West Frisian
Variant form of Wide.
Yente f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Jente.
Yenthe f & m Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Jente.
Yfke f West Frisian, Dutch
As a Frisian name, this name is the feminine form of Ive. As a Dutch name, it is a diminutive form of Yvonne. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch model Yfke Sturm.
Yinte f West Frisian, Dutch
Variant spelling of Jinte, only seen on females so far.
Yinthe f West Frisian, Dutch
Variant of Jinte, only seen on females so far.
Yldau f West Frisian
Frisian name, likely related to Jildau.
Ylona f Ukrainian, French, Dutch, Frisian
Ukrainian form of Ilona. Also a French and Dutch variant.
Yme m & f West Frisian (Rare)
Variant spelling of Ime 2. This given name is more commonly found on males than on females.
Ymke f & m West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Imke. But in other words, you could also say that this name is a diminutive of Yme.... [more]
Ysbert m West Frisian
Frisian form of Isbert.