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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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
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
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.