are used in Friesland in the northern Netherlands and in East and North Frisia in northwestern Germany. See also about Frisian Names
Means "son of ALE (2)
", the suffix -ma
indicating that it is of Frisian origin.
Designated a person who was from a farm called Alserd, of uncertain meaning.
Denoted a person from the village of Anjum in the Netherlands. It possibly means "corner" in Dutch.
From the name of the town of Baard
in the Netherlands, possibly derived from a given name which was a variant of BERT
Indicated a person coming from the small town of Beers in Frisia.
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
Occupational surname meaning "boatman", derived from Dutch boot
DE VRIES Frisian
Means "the Frisian" or "the Fries", referring to a person from Friesland.
Frisian surname meaning "from the corner" or "corner farm".
Frisian for "of the land", or "from the land". It could be understood as "works the land".
REINDER Dutch, Frisian
Derived from the Frisian given name Reinder
, which is a form of the Dutch given name Reinier
is the Dutch variant of RAYNER
VAN WIEREN Frisian, Dutch
Means "from Wieren". It originated in Friesland and other parts of the Netherlands. Wieren, the name of several towns, means "seaweed".