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 that 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 name meaning "boatman"
, derived from Dutch boot
From Frisian dyk
meaning "dike, ditch"
. The name was given to a person living near a dyke or embankment.
VAN WIEREN Frisian, Dutch
Means "from Wieren"
. This is the name of towns in Frisia and other parts of the Netherlands, which mean "seaweed".