Male Dutch names

Gillis

– child

Joep

– multiply

Jour

– farmer

Joseph

– multiply

Giosue

– God – salvation

Jock

– established by God

Jordaan

– flowing down

Jor

– farmer

Joris

– farmer

Jos

– multiply

Joop

– god is good

Dzhurd

– flowing down

Juice

– multiply

Joost

– Fair

Diederik

– king of nations

Didrich

– the king of nations

Dick

– the king of nations

Zef

– multiplying

Zaodur

– gift to the god

Zeunis

– invaluable

Ignaz

– unknowing

Inj

– shortening of longer names starting with “Yves”

Karel

– man

Caspar

– treasure bearer

Casper

– carrier treasure

Kernils

– horn

Dagger

– king of nations

Keys

– horn

Klaas

– win people

Kobe

– propellant

Kobus

– propellant

Cohen

– bold adviser

Koenraad

– bold adviser

Koenrad

– bold adviser

Koert

– bold adviser

Constantijn

– steady

Cornelis

– horn

Court

– bold Adviser

Christiaan

– follower of Christ

Xander

– defender of mankind

Marten

– from Mars

Kues

– propellant

Lammert

– bright ground

Lieven

– beloved, dear friend

Livin

– beloved, dear friend

Lodewijk

– famous warrior

Lawrence

– from Laurentum

Lowie

– famous warrior

Ludger

– stabbing people

Luuk

– from Lucania

Maarten

– from Mars

Maas

– twin

Michael

– who is like God?

Marijn

– from the sea

Martijn

– from Mars

Matthias

– God’s gift

Menno

– force

Mis

– beloved son

Michil

– who is like God?

Moritz

– black, Moor

Mouzs

– born son

Nicolaas

– win people

Nils

– horn

Ogastidzhn

– venerable

Pepidzhn

– the seed of the fruit

Petrus

– rock, stone

Pim

– helmet

Pierce

– rock, stone

Pete

– rock, stone

Peter

– rock, stone

Povel

– small

Radbud

– bold adviser

Reinir

– wise warrior

Rembrandt

– sword of wisdom

Rogier

– famous spear

Rodolphe

– famous wolf

Roeland

– famous earth

Roel s

– known land

Ruben

– contemplative

Roosevelt

– rosary

Rutdzher

– known spear

Ruud

– known wolf

Sander

– defender of mankind

Sdzhaak

– propellant

Sdzhef

– multiplying

Sgors

– farmer

Sebastiaan

– from Sebeyst (city in Asia Minor)

Sem

– name, glory

Simen

– listening

sys

– horn

Drying

– man, warrior

Staas

– restorative

Staaf

– relating to meditation

Stephanus

– crown

Stijn

– respectable

Teunis

– invaluable

Teed

– king of nations

Tids

– gift of the god

Walter

– ruler of the army

Faas

– sustainable meeting

Phil

– lucky

Philip

– horse lover

Philipps

– horse lover

Floris

– flowering

France

– free

Frerik

– peaceful ruler

Frik

– peaceful ruler

Frits

– peaceful ruler

Froud

– wise

Hannes

– good god

Harbert

– bright army

Hein

– home ruler

Hendr uk

– home ruler

Hank

– home ruler

Henrik

– home ruler

Hild

– battle

Hubertus

– bright heart

Khubrecht

– bright heart

Hueib

– bright heart

Khuub

– bright heart

Shuyler

– protector defending

Ewood

– lawful ruler

Ewewd

– legal ruler

Ewout

– legitimate ruler

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