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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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.
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.
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]
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]