Frisian Surnames

Frisian names are used in Friesland in the northern Netherlands and in East and North Frisia in northwestern Germany. See also about Frisian Names.
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AARTSMA     Frisian
Means "son of AREND", the suffix -ma indicating that it is of Frisian origin.
ADEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ADE (2)".
AGEMA     Frisian
Means "son of AGE (1)".
AIKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of AIKE".
ALKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ALKE".
ALMA     Frisian
Means "son of ALE (2)", the suffix -ma indicating that it is of Frisian origin.
ALSERDA     Frisian
Designated a person who was from a farm called Alserd, of uncertain meaning.
ANEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ANE (2)".
ANJEMA     Frisian
Denoted a person from the village of Anjum in the Netherlands. It possibly means "corner" in Dutch.
ANNEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ANNE (2)".
ANTEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ANTE (2)".
ANTUMA     Frisian
Variant of ANTEMA.
ARKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of ARKE".
ATSMA     Frisian
Means "son of ATSE".
AUKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of AUKE".
BAARDA     Frisian
From the name of the town of Baard in the Netherlands, possibly derived from a given name which was a variant of BERT.
BAARSMA     Frisian
Indicated a person coming from the small town of Beers in Frisia.
BAKEMA     Frisian
Means "son of Bake", a diminutive of BAAK.
BARWEGEN     Frisian
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
BOOTSMA     Frisian
Occupational surname meaning "boatman", derived from Dutch boot "boat".
DIJKSTRA     Frisian
Variant of DYKSTRA.
DYKSTRA     Frisian
From Frisian dyk meaning "dike, ditch". The name was given to a person living near a dyke or embankment.
HANSEN (1)     Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Frisian
Means "son of HANS".
HERREMA     Frisian
From a Frisian diminutive of the given name HENRY.
HOEKSTRA     Frisian
Frisian surname meaning "from the corner" or "corner farm".
LANINGA     Frisian
Frisian for "of the land", or "from the land". It could be understood as "works the land".
REIJNDER     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
REIJNDERS     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
REINDER     Dutch, Frisian
Derived from the Frisian given name Reinder, which is a form of the Dutch given name Reinier. Reinier is the Dutch variant of RAYNER.
REINDERS     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
REYNDER     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
REYNDERS     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
RIJNDER     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of REINDER.
RIJNDERS     Dutch, Frisian
Variant of RIJNDER.
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".
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