Dutch Surnames

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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AAFJES Dutch
Means "son of AAFJE".
AAIJ Dutch
Derived from the given name Aaij, a short form of ADRIAAN and other names.
AAKSTER Dutch
Derived from Old Dutch ekster "magpie".
AALDENBERG Dutch
Originally denoted a person who came from an uncertain place called Aaldenberg, meaning "old mountain".
AALDERS Dutch
Means "son of ALDERT".
AALFS Dutch
Means "son of Aalf", a short form of ADOLF.
AALMERS Dutch (Rare)
Means "son of Aalmar", a Dutch form of ADELMAR.
AALTINK Dutch
Variant of ALTING.
AARDEN Dutch
From Dutch aarden meaning "clay, stone, earth". It probably denoted a person who worked with those materials.
AARENS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
AARLE Dutch
Denoted a person who hailed from a place of this name in the Netherlands, or from Arlon in Belgium (which is Aarlen in Dutch).
AARSE Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
AARTS Dutch
Means "son of AART".
AARTSEN Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ABBES Dutch
Means "son of ABBE".
ABBING Dutch
Variant of ABBINK.
ABBINGH Dutch
Variant of ABBINK.
ABBINK Dutch
From various Dutch places meaning "ABBE's farm".
ABELEN Dutch
Patronymic surname derived from ABEL or a diminutive of ALBERT.
ABELS Dutch
Means "son of ABEL".
ABEN Dutch
Means "son of ABE (2)".
ABRAHAM Jewish, English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ABSPOEL Dutch
From Abtspoel, the name of an estate near Oegstgeest in South Holland, meaning "abbot's pool".
ACHTERBERG Dutch, German
From the name of various places in the Netherlands and Germany, for example the village of achterberg in Utrecht. The place names are derived from Low German achter "behind" and berg "mountain, hill".
ACHTERKAMP Dutch
From the name of various places in the Netherlands, derived from Low German achter "behind" and kamp "field".
ACHTEROP Dutch
Variant of OGTROP.
ACHTHOVEN Dutch
Denoted a person from various towns in the Netherlands called Achthoven, which is derived from Dutch acht "eight" and hoven "gardens".
ADDENS Dutch
Means "son of ADDE".
ADDICKS Dutch
Means "son of Addik", a diminutive of ADDE.
ADMIRAAL Dutch
Means "admiral" in Dutch.
ADOLFS Dutch
Means "son of ADOLF".
ADRIAANS Dutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRIAANSEN Dutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRICHEM Dutch
From the name of an estate and castle (demolished in 1812) that was formerly in North Holland, the Netherlands. It means "Adrik's home".
AERSSENS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
AKKER Dutch
Dutch form of ACKER.
AKKERMAN Dutch
Dutch form of ACKERMANN.
AKKERMANS Dutch
Dutch form of ACKERMANN.
AKKERSDIJK Dutch
Originally denoted a person from the town of Akkersdijk, near Delft in the Netherlands. It means "field by the dyke" in Dutch.
ALBERDA Dutch
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
ALBERINK Dutch
Means "ALBERT's farm" in Dutch.
ALBERS Dutch
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBERTS English, Dutch
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBRONDA Dutch
From the name of various streets in the Netherlands.
ALDENKAMP Dutch
Possibly from an unknown place name meaning "old field" in Dutch.
ALDERLIESTEN Dutch
From Dutch allerliefste meaning "most dearest". This name could have referred to the nature of the person or perhaps a phrase the person commonly used.
ALDERS Dutch
Means "son of ALDERT".
ALDERSHOF Dutch
Means "Aldert's courtyard" from the given name ALDERT combined with Dutch hof "garden, courtyard".
ALFERINK Dutch
Means "ALFHARD's farm" in Dutch.
ALFONS Dutch
From the given name ALFONS.
ALING Dutch
Variant of ALINK.
ALINK Dutch
Means "ALE (2)'s farm" in Dutch.
ALLES Dutch
Means "son of ALLE".
ALTENA Dutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly meaning "close, near" in Dutch.
ALTHUIS Dutch
Dutch cognate of ALTHAUS.
ALTING Dutch
Means "ALTE (2)'s farm" in Dutch.
ALTINK Dutch
Variant of ALTING.
AMSING Dutch
Means "AMSE's farm" in Dutch.
ANANIAS Dutch
From the Latin given name ANANIAS.
ANDELA Dutch
From the given name ANDREAS.
ANDRIES Dutch
Derived from the given name ANDRIES.
ANDRIESSEN Dutch
Means "son of ANDRIES".
ANDRINGA Dutch
Means "ANDRIES's farm" in Dutch.
ANGENENT Dutch
Referred to person who lived at the end of the road or the village, derived from Dutch an gen ent meaning "at the end".
ANHOLTS Dutch
Originally denoted a person from Anholt in the Netherlands, which means "hold, rest" in Dutch (a place where people could rest for the night).
ANKER Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Metonymic surname for a sailor, meaning "anchor" in Dutch, Danish and Norwegian.
ANNEVELINK Dutch
From Dutch aan 't veldink meaning "next to the little field".
ANTONIS Greek, Dutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIS or ANTONIUS.
ANTONISE Dutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIUS.
APELDOORN Dutch
From the name of a city in the Netherlands, meaning "apple tree" in Dutch.
APPELHOF Dutch
Indicated a person who lived by or at an apple garden, from Dutch appel "apple" and hof "garden, courtyard".
APPELO Dutch
Indicated a person who was from a farm called Aperloo, probably a derivative of appel meaning "apple".
APPERLO Dutch
Variant of APPELO.
ARBEID Dutch
From Dutch arbeid meaning "work".
ARBEIDER Dutch
From Dutch arbeider meaning "worker".
ARENDONK Dutch
Denoted a person from Arendonk, a town between in northern Belgium. It is derived from arend "eagle" and donk "hill".
ARENDS Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARENDSEN Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARENTS Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARENTZ Dutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARIESEN Dutch
Means "son of ARIS (2)".
ARISSEN Dutch
Variant of ARIESEN.
ARKES Dutch
Means "son of ARKE".
ARNTZ Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARNTZEN Dutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARNTZENIUS Dutch
Latinate form of ARNTZEN.
ARTS (1) Dutch
Means "son of AART".
ARTS (2) Dutch
Dutch cognate of ARZT.
ARTZ Dutch
Means "son of AART".
ARZT Dutch
Means "doctor, physician" in German, ultimately from Latin archiater.
ASJES Dutch
Variant of ASKES.
ASKES Dutch
Means "son of Aske", a diminutive of ASSE.
ASSELMAN Dutch
Denoted a person from Assel, Asselt or Hasselt, the name of communities in the Netherlands and Belgium. They derive from Germanic asc "ash tree" and lauha "woods on sandy soil", or hasal "hazel tree".
ASSENBERG Dutch
From Dutch es meaning "ash tree" (plural essen) and berg meaning "mountain".
ASSENDORP Dutch
From the name of a place called Assendorp, composed of Dutch essen and dorp, meaning "ash tree village".
ASSIES Dutch
Means "son of ASSE".
ASSINK Dutch
From a place name meaning "ASSE's farm".
AUKES Dutch
Dutch form of AUKEMA.
AVERESCH Dutch
From a place name, possibly from a dialectal variation of Dutch over meaning "over" combined with esch meaning "ash tree".
AVESKAMP Dutch
From a place name meaning "the edge of camp" in Dutch.
BAAIMAN Dutch
Means "son of Baaij", the given name Baaij being a diminutive of names like BAUGULF, BOUDEWIJN or BERNARD.
BAAK Dutch
From the given name BAAK.
BAANDERS Dutch
Dutch cognate of BANNER.
BAAR Dutch
Variant of BAARS.
BAARDWIJK Dutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly from Baard, a variant of BERT, and wijk meaning "neighbourhood, district".
BAARS Dutch
Indicated a person coming from the town of Beers in the Netherlands.
BAART Dutch
Means "beard" in Dutch, originally describing a person who wore a beard.
BAAS Dutch
Means "boss, overseer" in Dutch.
BAKHUIZEN Dutch
Means "bakery" from Dutch bak "bake" and huis "house", an occupational name for a baker.
BAKKER Dutch
Dutch cognate of BAKER, from Middle Dutch backer.
BARENDS Dutch
Means "son of BAREND".
BERG German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic word meaning "mountain".
BERNARD French, English, Dutch, Czech
From the given name BERNARD.
BEULEN Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEULENS Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEUMER Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEUMERS Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEZUIDENHOUT Dutch
From Dutch zuid "south" and hout "forest". It refers to the south of the forest in The Hague.
BOELENS Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BOELS Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BOER Dutch
Dutch form of BAUER.
BOEREFIJN Dutch
Possibly an adaptation of French beurre fin meaning "good butter".
BOON (3) Dutch
Dutch cognate of BOHN.
BORST Dutch
From a nickname derived from Dutch borst "chest".
BOSCH (1) Dutch, Low German
Derived from Middle Dutch bosch meaning "wood, forest".
BOTH Dutch
From the Low German given name BODE.
BOTHE Dutch
Variant of BOTH.
BOUWMEESTER Dutch
Means "architect, builder" in Dutch.
BRAAM Dutch
Derived from the given name BRAM.
BUL Dutch
Dutch cognate of BULL.
BULLE Dutch
From the given name BOELE.
BULLENS Dutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BUNSCHOTEN Dutch
Originally indicated a person from the Dutch town of Bunschoten, which might mean "raised, enclosed land".
CEELEN Dutch
Derived from the given name CEEL.
CLAASEN Dutch
Means "son of KLAAS".
CLAES Flemish
From the given name KLAUS.
CLOET Dutch
Variant of KLOET.
COEMAN Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
COEMANS Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
COENEN Dutch
Derived from the given name COENRAAD.
COLIJN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
COOLEN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
COUMANS Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
CRUSAN Dutch
Anglicized form of CRUYSSEN.
CRUYSSEN Dutch
From the name of a place in the Netherlands, derived from kruis "cross".
CUIJPER Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CUIJPERS Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CUYPER Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CUYPERS Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
DAALMANS Dutch
Originally indicated a person who lived in a valley, from Dutch dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DAM Dutch, Danish
Means "dike, dam" in Dutch and Danish. In modern Danish it also means "pond".
DE CLOET Dutch
Variant of KLOET.
DE GROOT Dutch
From Dutch groot meaning "big, great".
DE HAVEN Dutch
From Middle Dutch haven meaning "harbour, haven".
DE KLERK Dutch
From Dutch klerk meaning "clerk", making this a cognate of CLARK.
DE KLOET Dutch
Variant of KLOET.
DE LANG Dutch
Dutch cognate of LONG.
DE LANGE Dutch
Dutch cognate of LONG.
DE SMET Flemish
Flemish variant of SMIT.
DE SNAIJER Dutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
DE VRIES Dutch
Means "the Frisian" in Dutch, referring to a person from Friesland.
DE VROOME Dutch
Variant of VROOM.
DE WIT Dutch
Variant of DE WITTE.
DE WITTE Dutch
Means "the white" in Dutch, a nickname for a person with white hair.
DIERICKX Flemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCHS Dutch (Rare)
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKS Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKSENS Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKX Flemish, Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRIX Flemish, Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKS Dutch, German
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKSE Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKSEN Dutch, German
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKX Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DREES Dutch
Variant of DRIES.
DRIES Dutch
From the given name DRIES.
DRIESSEN Dutch
Means "son of DRIES".
EERKENS Dutch
Variant of ERKENS.
EIKENBOOM Dutch
Means "oak tree", from Dutch eik "oak" and boom "tree".
ELZINGA Dutch
Probably from a place name which was a derivative of Dutch els meaning "alder tree".
ERCKENS Dutch
Variant of ERKENS.
ERKENS Dutch
Derived from the given name Erk, a variant of ERIK.
EVERS Dutch
Means "son of EVERT".
FLIPSE Dutch
Variant of FLIPSEN.
FLIPSEN Dutch
Means "son of FLIP".
FORTUIN Dutch
Dutch cognate of FORTUNE.
FORTUYN Dutch
Dutch cognate of FORTUNE.
FRANK (3) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Name for a person from Franconia in Germany, so called because it was settled by the Frankish people.
GEELEN Dutch
Derived from the given name Geel, itself from GILLIS or GILBERT.
GEELS Dutch
Variant of GEELEN.
GELENS Dutch
Variant of GEELEN.
GLAS German, Dutch
German and Dutch cognate of GLASS.
GOOSSENS Flemish
From the Germanic given name GOZZO.
HAAK Dutch
Occupational name meaning "pedlar" in Dutch.
HAANRAADS Dutch
Originally indicated a person from Haanrade, a small village in the south of the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.
HAAS Dutch, German
Variant of HASE.
HAGEN Norwegian, Dutch
From Old Norse hagi or Old Dutch hago meaning "enclosure, pasture".
HEEREN Dutch
From Dutch heer "lord, master", a nickname for a person who acted like a lord or who worked for a lord.
HEIJMAN Dutch
Patronymic from a diminutive of the given name HENDRIK.
HEIMANS Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN.
HENDRIKS Dutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIKX Dutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIX Dutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HERMAN English, Dutch
From the given name HERMAN.
HERMANS Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of HERMAN".
HEYMANS Dutch
Variant of HEIJMAN.
HOEDEMAKER Dutch
Occupational name for a hat maker, from Dutch hoed "hat" and maker "maker".
HOEK Dutch
From Dutch hoek meaning "corner".
HOLLAND (2) Dutch, German, English
Indicated a person from the Dutch province of HOLLAND (1).
HOLST Danish, Low German, Dutch
Originally referred to a person from the region of HOLSTEIN between Germany and Denmark. A famous bearer of this name was the English composer Gustav Holst (1874-1934).
HOLT English, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
From Old English, Old Dutch and Old Norse holt meaning "forest".
HOLTMAN Dutch
Dutch cognate of HOLZMANN.
HOUBEN Dutch
Derived from the given name HUBERT.
HOUK Dutch (Anglicized)
Possibly an Americanized form of HOEK.
HOUTKOOPER Dutch
Means "buyer of wood" in Dutch.
HOUTMAN Dutch
Dutch cognate of HOLZMANN.
HUMMEL (1) German, Dutch
Derived from the given name HUMBERT.
HUMMEL (2) German, Dutch
Nickname for a busy person, from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch hommel, Middle High German hummel, all meaning "bee".
JACOBS English, Dutch
Derived from the given name JACOB.
JACOBSE Dutch
Variant of JACOBS.
JANS Dutch, German
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSEN Dutch, Norwegian
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSENS Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSING Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINGH Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINK Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSSEN Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSSENS Dutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANZEN Dutch
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JONCKERS Dutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JONKER Dutch
From the Dutch title jonkheer meaning "young lord". It was originally a medieval noble designation (not an actual title) for a young nobleman.
JONKERS Dutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JONKHEER Dutch
Variant of JONKER.
JOOSSENS Flemish
Means "son of JOOS".
JOOSTEN Dutch
Derived from the given name JOOST.
KAPPEL German, Dutch
Name for a person who lived near or worked at a chapel, ultimately from Late Latin cappella, a diminutive of cappa "cape", arising from the holy relic of the torn cape of Saint Martin, which was kept in small churches.
KIKKERT Dutch
Derived from Dutch kikker meaning "frog".
KLAASEN Dutch
Means "son of KLAAS".
KLEIN German, Dutch, Jewish
Means "small, little" from German klein or Yiddish kleyn. A famous bearer of this name is clothes designer Calvin Klein (1942-).
KLERK Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLERKS Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLERKX Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLERX Dutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLOET Dutch
Possibly from Middle Dutch cloet meaning "lump, ball". In some cases this was a nickname for an oafish person. In other cases it may have been a name for someone who lived near a sign which had a globe on it.
KLOETEN Dutch
Variant of KLOET.
KOEMAN Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
KOEMANS Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
KOLEN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KOLIJN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KOLLEN Dutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KONING Dutch
Dutch cognate of KING.
KOOL Dutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLE Dutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLEN Dutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLS Dutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOPMAN Dutch
Occupational name meaning "merchant" in Dutch.
KOUMANS Dutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
KRUSEN Dutch
Anglicized form of CRUYSSEN.
KUIJPERS Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
KUIPER Dutch
Means "cooper, barrel maker" in Dutch.
KUIPERS Dutch
Variant of KUIPER.
LANGBROEK Dutch
From the name of a small town in the province of Utrecht, Holland. In this context lang means "wide" and broek means "meadow". This surname was given to people living in Langbroek.
LAUWENS Dutch
Means "son of LAWRENCE". It is rather rare in mainly Flanders, Belgium, and often families were either spelled Lauwens or Lauwers (a bit more common) in the Duchy of Flanders and the Duchy of Brabant (14th century and further). These former regions nowadays are part of Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. In some occasions, the name can be found in the former Burgundy, and thus includes the contemporary Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and part of Germany.
LAUWERS Dutch
Variant of LAUWENS.
LEEUWENHOEK Dutch
Means "lion's corner" in Dutch. The first bearer of this name lived on the corner (Dutch hoek) of the Lion's Gate (Dutch Leeuwenpoort) in the city of Delft.