West Frisian Submitted Names

West Frisian names are used in Friesland in the northern Netherlands. See also about Frisian Names.
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AACH   f   West Frisian
Diminutive of Agathe, as well as names that begin with agi meaning "sword".
AACHTSJE   f   West Frisian
Diminutive of names beginning with agi meaning "sword".
AAD   m & f   Dutch, West Frisian, Limburgish
Diminutive of Adriaan and Adriana, as well as a variant of Ade.
AAFKE   f   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian feminine form of Ave, with the diminutive suffix ke included.
AAFKELINA   f   West Frisian
Diminutive of names beginning with Alf meaning "elf".
AALF   m   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch short form of Adolf and West Frisian short form of Alef and Alof, which are both Frisian variants of Adolf.
AANJE   f   West Frisian
Feminine form of Ane.
AIKO   m   West Frisian, German, East Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element AG or AGIL "edge (of a sword)", e.g., modern German Ekkehard or Frisian Aai.
ALAND   m & f   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic)
Dutch and West Frisian contracted form of Adelland. Also compare Eland.... [more]
ALEF   m   Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.... [more]
ALLERT   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Allard.
ALOF   m   Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Medieval Dutch and German variant of Adolf as well as the West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alef.... [more]
AME   m   West Frisian
West Frisian short form of names that contain the Germanic element amal "work". However, there are also instances where it is a short form of names of which the second element starts with an 'm' - the name Adelmar is a good example of that.
AMKE   f   West Frisian (Rare)
A rare Frisian name meaning "eagle"
AMME   f   West Frisian, East Frisian
Feminine form of Ame.
ANDERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Andhard or Andward.
ANGENIET   f   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch variant form of Angenies and West Frisian form of Agnes.
ANGENIETSJE   f   West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian diminutive of Angeniet. Also compare Angeniesje and Angenietje.
ANKE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Ane, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
ATSER   m   West Frisian
Variant of Edser.
ATSERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Edsert.
AUE   m   West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Aue might have been a short form of names containing the Gothic element aivs (êwa in Old High German), such as Eubert and Eumund... [more]
AUKJE   f   West Frisian, East Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Auke, where the diminutive suffix je has been added to the name.
AUWE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Aue.
AVE   m   Dutch, West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Ave is usually said to be a short form of names that contained the Old Norse element âlfr (alb in Old High German) "elf" - but this cannot be said with certainty... [more]
BAART   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Bert.
BARTELD   m   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch and West Frisian form of Berthold. Also compare the similar-looking name Bartel.
BAUE   m   West Frisian
A name of Germanic origin that has been so strongly abbreviated, that one can no longer tell with certainty what the original form and its meaning is. Some scholars think that it is derived from the name Bavo.
BAUKE   m & f   West Frisian, Dutch
For a man, it is the diminutive form of Baue - but for a woman, it is the feminine form of Baue. However, the name is far more common on men than on women.
BAUKJE   f   West Frisian, Dutch
Strictly feminine form of Bauke.
BENNE   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Ben.
BINNE   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Benne.
BINNERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Bennert.
BLOMMERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Bloemhard.
BOAIE   m   West Frisian (Archaic)
This archaic West Frisian given name can be a variant form of Boye as well as be a derivation of West Frisian boai meaning "boy".
BOUKE   m & f   West Frisian, Dutch
Variant spelling of Bauke. Most commonly found on men than on women.
BOUKJE   f   West Frisian, Dutch
Variant spelling of Baukje. This name is strictly used on females only.
BOUWE   m   West Frisian, Dutch
Variant of Baue: this spelling the most common in modern times.
BOY   m   North Frisian, West Frisian, East Frisian, Dutch, Danish, German, English (Rare)
Variant form of Boye. In English-speaking countries, the name is usually derived from the English word boy meaning "boy" (in a manner comparable to the name Sonny) or a short form of the given names Boyce and Boyd.... [more]
BOYE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian
There are many etymologies possible for this Frisian name. One is that it is a pet form of Germanic given names that contained the element bodo meaning "lord, ruler" or baug meaning "bow"... [more]
BRANDA   f   West Frisian
Short form of Sybranda.
BURGER   m   Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic)
Dutch, Afrikaans and West Frisian form of the ancient Germanic name Burghar.... [more]
DAUWE   m   West Frisian
Variant spelling of Douwe.
DERK   m   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Dutch variant form of Dirk, as well as the Frisian form of Dirk.
DERKJE   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 (Derk) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
DIEKE   f   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Feminine form of Diede, as well as a pet form of Hendrika.
DIEUWERTJE   f   West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Dieuwert. In The Netherlands, a well-known bearer of this name is television presenter Dieuwertje Blok (b. 1957).
DIMME   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have Gothic thiuda or Middle High German diet (both of which mean "people") for a first element, and of which the second element starts with an "m." The names Theudemund and Dietmar are good examples of that.
DIRKJE   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 (Dirk) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
DJOEKE   f   Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch form of Dieuwke, completely phonetical in its spelling. This "dutchized" form of a Frisian name has also been adopted by the Frisians themselves, though it is nowhere as popular in Friesland as the original form (Dieuwke).
DOUTZEN   f   West Frisian, Dutch
Feminine form of Douwe, which possibly started out as a patronymic meaning "son of Douwe". The name has been rising in popularity since 2007, because of the Frisian model Doutzen Kroes (who rose to fame that year).
DOUWE   m   West Frisian
Derived from Frisian dou "dove."
DYCKE   f   Dutch, West Frisian
Variant spelling of Dieke.
EDDE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Ede.
EDE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Ade.
EDSARD   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Eghard.
EDSER   m   West Frisian
Shorter form of Edsert.
EDSERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Edsard.
EDZARD   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Edsard. This name was borne by several counts of East Frisia.
EELKE   m & f   West Frisian
West Frisian diminutive form of Ele via Eele in the case of male bearers, and feminine form of Ele in the case of female bearers.
EELKJE   f   West Frisian
West Frisian diminutive form of Eelke.
EGGERT   m   West Frisian, Low German
West Frisian and Low German form of Eghard.
EIBE   m   East Frisian, West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have ag for a first element (for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund), and of which the second element starts with a "b". The name Egbert is a good example of that.
EIDE   m   East Frisian, West Frisian, Low German
As a Frisian name, this name is a short form of names that have ag for a first element (for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund). But as a Low German name, this name is a short form of Eduard.
EIGE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have ag for a first element: for an elaborate description of ag, please see Agmund.
EILE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names that have agil (which is an extended form of ag - see Agmund and also Egil) for a first element, such as Eildert and Eilmer.
EILKE   m & f   East Frisian, West Frisian, Low German
For a man, it is the diminutive form of Eile - but for a woman, it is the feminine form of Eile.
EILOF   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Agilolf via its variant Egilolf.
EIMERT   m   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Agimar. Though originally a Frisian name, it is now commonly used as a Dutch name as well. A known bearer of this name is Eimert van Middelkoop, the Dutch minister for Defence.
EINE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names containing the Germanic element agin or egin, like Aginhard - see also Einhard.
ELAND   m & f   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Dutch and West Frisian contracted form of Edelland, which is a variant form of Adelland. Also compare Aland.... [more]
ELBRICH   f   West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
West Frisian form of Adalburg via its variant spelling Adelburg.
ELE   m   West Frisian
West Frisian variant form of Ale.
ELLERT   m   West Frisian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
West Frisian variant of Allert and Scandinavian variant of Eilert.
ENE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
A Frisian name of Germanic origin that has been so strongly abbreviated, that one can no longer tell with certainty what the original form and its meaning is. Some scholars think that it may be a short form of names containing the Germanic element agin or egin (like Aginhard), thus making it comparable to Eine.
ENGELKE   m & f   Dutch (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), East Frisian (Rare), Low German (Rare)
In the case of male bearers, this name is a diminutive of Engel. In the case of female bearers, this name is a feminine form of Engel. Also compare Engeltje.... [more]
ENGELTJE   f   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian (Rare)
Strictly feminine form of Engel. In the Netherlands, the name is often associated with the Dutch word engeltje meaning "little angel". Also compare Engelke.
ENNE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Ene.
ERCO   m   West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare)
Variant spelling of Erko, which is most likely a diminutive of Erk. Also compare Ercken and Herko, which is a variant of Herke.
ERK   m   Swedish (Rare, Archaic), West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
Swedish dialectal form of Erik as well as the West Frisian and North Frisian form of Erik.
FAMKE   f   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant spelling of Femke.
FARDAU   f   West Frisian
Variant of Ferdau.
FEDDA   f   West Frisian
Feminine form of Fedde.
FEDDERIK   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Frederik.
FEDDO   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Fedde.
FEIE   m   West Frisian
West Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element fridu "peace" - see also Fedde.
FEIKE   f & m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Diminutive form of Feie (for males) and feminine form of Feie (for females).
FEM   f   Dutch, West Frisian
This name can be a short form of Eufemia (Dutch) or a feminine form of Femme (Frisian).
FEMMEKE   f   West Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Femme, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
FENJA   f   West Frisian, German, Danish
Variant form of Fenje. Also compare Fenna. You might also want to take a look at the other entry for Fenja, which is a name from Norse mythology (but has a completely different etymology) that could also have been the inspiration for the parents of some of the modern-day bearers of the name.
FENJE   f   West Frisian
Variant form of Fen.
FENNE   m & f   West Frisian
Both masculine and feminine form of Fen.
FENNEKE   f   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Fenne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
FERDAU   f   West Frisian
The first element of this name, which has been metathesized, is derived from Old High German fridu "peace." The second element is derived from wîh "holy" or Old High German wîg "warrior."
FERE   f & m   West Frisian
Short form of Germanic names that contain the Old High German element fridu meaning "peace", such as Frederik and Frederika.
FERRE   m & f   Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch short form of Ferdinand and West Frisian variant form of Fere.
FIDDE   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Fedde.
FIN   m   West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Fen.
FINNE   m & f   West Frisian
Variant form of Fenne.
FOEKE   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Foke.
FOKE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Folke.
FOKKE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of Foke.
FOKKO   m   West Frisian, East Frisian, Dutch
Variant form of Fokke.
FOLGERT   m   East Frisian (Archaic), West Frisian (Rare)
Some sources state that this name is a variant form of Folkert, while at least one source states that it is a variant of Folger, the (West) Frisian form of the ancient Germanic name Folcgar.
FOLLE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element folc "people", such as Folmer and Folpert.
FOLMER   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Folkmar.
FOLPERT   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Folcbert.
FOPPE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of masculine names that have folc for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Folcbert is a good example of that.
FOUKE   m & f   West Frisian
Variant form of Foeke.
GABBE   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Gabe.
GABE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Gothic element giban (geban in Old High German), such as Gebamund and Gebavultus.
GALE   m   West Frisian (Rare)
This name is the Frisian form of the Germanic given name Gaito, which was ultimately derived from Proto-Germanic *gails meaning "cheerful, jovial". But in addition to that, it is also often a short form of Germanic given names that contain (or are related to) the aforementioned element of *gails, such as Geilhard.... [more]
GARRELT   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Gerald.
GAUKE   m & f   East Frisian, West Frisian
East and West Frisian pet form of Gauwe.
GEBBE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Gabbe.
GEES   f   Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch short form of Gesina.
GELDAU   f   West Frisian
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with wîh "holy" or Old High German wîg "warrior."
GELDERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Gildert.
GELLE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Old Frisian element geld, which ultimately comes from Gothic gild "sacrifice, value."
GELMER   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Gildemar.
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.
GIBBE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Gabbe, or a short form of Giselbert.
GIJSJE   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 (Gijs) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
GILDERIK   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Childeric.
GILDERT   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Gildard.
GILPERIK   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Chilperic.
GUUSJE   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 (Guus) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
HADDE   m   Dutch, West Frisian
Variant form of Hade.
HADE   m   Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of names that contain the Old High Germanic element hadu, such as Hadebert and Hadefuns.
HAIE   m   West Frisian (Rare), East Frisian, North Frisian, Low German
Frisian and Low German short form of Germanic names that contain the element hag (for an elaborate description of hag, please see Hagabert).
HAJO   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Haie.
HANSJE   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 (Hans) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
HARMEN   m   West Frisian, North Frisian, Low German, Dutch
Frisian and Low German form of Herman.... [more]
HARRE   m   East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Frisian short form of Germanic given names containing the element hari meaning "army", such as Herbert and Herman.
HAUG   m   East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Archaic), Upper German
Frisian and Upper German form of Hugo as well as a short form of other Germanic given names that have hugu meaning "heart, mind, spirit" for a first element.... [more]
HAUK   m & f   East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of Germanic given names that have hugu meaning "heart, mind, spirit" for a first element, such as Hugubert. Also compare Haug, which this name could be considered to be a variant form of.
HAUKE   m & f   East Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare)
Diminutive of Hauk. A known bearer of this name is the German former middle distance runner Hauke Fuhlbrügge (b. 1966).
HAYE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian, Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Haie. A known Dutch bearer of this name is the author Haye van der Heyden (b. 1957).
HEDDE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant form of Hede.
HEDE   m   West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Hade.
HEDSE   m   West Frisian
West Frisian variant of Hade.
HEDSER   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Hadegar, or a shorter form of Hedsert.
HEDSERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Hadard or Hadeward; in some instances it may even be a variant of Edsert.
HEIE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian, North Frisian, Low German
Frisian and Low German variant form of Haie.
HEIJO   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian variant form of Heie.
HELLE   m   West Frisian (Rare)
Frisian short form of names that contain the element hildr (such as Hildebrand) or heil (such as Heilbert).
HERKE   m   West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Herre. Also compare Harke.
HERO   m   West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Variant form of Herre, which itself is a variant form of Harre. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch former politician Hero Brinkman (b. 1964).
HERRE   m   West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
West Frisian variant of Harre.
HIBBE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have hildr for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The names Hildebert and Hildebrand are good examples of that.
HIDSER   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Hildegar, or a shorter form of Hidsert.
HIDSERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Hildard or Hildeward. This name may also be a variant of Hedsert and Idsert.
HILDERT   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian form of Hildard.
HINKE   m & f   West Frisian
West Frisian short form of Hendrik or Hendrika, depending on the sex of the bearer.
HIPPE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Hibbe.
HOB   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that have hugu for a first element, and of which the second element starts with a "b." The name Hugubert is a good example of that.
HOBBE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Frisian shortened form of names starting with HUG like Hugbert.
HOPPE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Hobbe.
HOTSE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Hotte.
HOTSKE   f   West Frisian
Feminine form of Hotse, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
HOTTE   m   West Frisian
The origin of this Frisian name is uncertain; it is such a shortened and transformed form of certain names that it is very difficult to tell what the original name(s) must have been. Hotte might have been a short form of Horatius.
IDDE   m   West Frisian
Variant of Ide.
IDE   m   West Frisian
Frisian masculine form of Ida as well as a variant form of Ede.
IDS   m   West Frisian
Variant of Ide. A well-known bearer of this name is the Dutch-Frisian speed skater Ids Postma.
IDSERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Edsert.
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 ien West Frisian word for "one".
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.
INSA   f   East Frisian, North Frisian, West Frisian (Rare)
Strictly feminine form of Inse.
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. Lastly, in Germany, some also interpret Inse to be a derivative of the German word Insel meaning "island".
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.
JALINE   f   West Frisian
Feminine form of Jalle.
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.
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). 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]
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.
JARK   m   West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
This name is a form of Jarich.
JARRE   m   West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Gothic element gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear." See also Jarich.
JEBBE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Gebbe.
JEHANNES   m   West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Johannes.
JELDAU   f   West Frisian
Variant spelling of Geldau.
JELDERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Ethelhard (see Adalhard), or a variant spelling of Geldert.
JELLA   f   West Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), German (Rare)
Frisian feminine form of Jelle and German short form of Gabriella.... [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.
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.
JENTE   f & m   Dutch, West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Jenne.
JENTHE   f & m   Dutch, West Frisian
Variant spelling of Jente.
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.
JIBBE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Gibbe.
JILDAU   f   West Frisian
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.
JIP   m & f   Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Jippe.
JIPPE   m & f   West Frisian
Variant form of Jibbe.
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.
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.
JORRE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Jurre.
JORRYT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Jurryt.
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.
JURRIT   m   West Frisian
Variant spelling of Jurryt.
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. 1948).
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.
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]
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   German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic), West Frisian (Rare)
In 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 Frisian cognate of Kuno.... [more]
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.
LEBBERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Lubbert.
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]
LEMME   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Lamme.
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.
LIKELE   m   West Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Lykele.
LINDERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Leonard.
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.
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). Also, the second element of those names started with a "b", e.g. Liutbert and Liutbrand.
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.
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'. An example of where something rather similar happened is the Swedish word nyckel "key", which ultimately comes from Old Norse lykill meaning "key".... [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. The modern spelling of the name is Lykle... [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.
MAINO   m   West Frisian (Rare), Italian (Rare)
West Frisian and Italian form of Meino, which itself is a variant of Meine.... [more]
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.
MARIJ   f   Dutch, West Frisian
Dutch and West Frisian form of Mary.
MARIJE   f   Dutch, West Frisian
Variant of Marij.
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.
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]
MELKERT   m   West Frisian
Frisian form of Melchior.
MENDERT   m   West Frisian
West Frisian form of Meindert.
MENNE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Meine.
MENNERT   m   West Frisian
Variant of Mendert.
MENSE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Meine.
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).
MINDERT   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Mendert.
MINNE   m   West Frisian, North Frisian
Variant form of Menne.
MINNERT   m   West Frisian
Variant form of Mennert.
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.
NANNE   m   West Frisian, East Frisian
Variant of Nane.
NANNEKE   f   West Frisian
Strictly feminine form of Nanne, where the diminutive suffix ke has been added to the name.
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