Dutch Surnames

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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AAFJESDutch
Means "son of AAFJE".
AAIJDutch
Derived from the given name Aaij, a short form of ADRIAAN and other names.
AAKSTERDutch
Derived from Old Dutch ekster "magpie".
AALDENBERGDutch
Originally denoted a person who came from an uncertain place called Aaldenberg, meaning "old mountain".
AALDERSDutch
Means "son of ALDERT".
AALFSDutch
Means "son of Aalf", a short form of ADOLF.
AALMERSDutch (Rare)
Means "son of Aalmar", a Dutch form of ADELMAR.
AALTINKDutch
Variant of ALTING.
AARDENDutch
From Dutch aarden meaning "clay, stone, earth". It probably denoted a person who worked with those materials.
AARENSDutch
Means "son of AREND".
AARLEDutch
Denoted a person who hailed from a place of this name in the Netherlands, or from Arlon in Belgium (which is Aarlen in Dutch).
AARSEDutch
Means "son of AREND".
AARTSDutch
Means "son of AART".
AARTSENDutch
Means "son of AREND".
ABBESDutch
Means "son of ABBE".
ABBINGDutch
Variant of ABBINK.
ABBINGHDutch
Variant of ABBINK.
ABBINKDutch
From various Dutch places meaning "ABBE's farm".
ABELENDutch
Patronymic surname derived from ABEL or a diminutive of ALBERT.
ABELSDutch
Means "son of ABEL".
ABENDutch
Means "son of ABE (2)".
ABRAHAMJewish, English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch
Derived from the given name ABRAHAM.
ABSPOELDutch
From Abtspoel, the name of an estate near Oegstgeest in South Holland, meaning "abbot's pool".
ACHTERBERGDutch, 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".
ACHTERKAMPDutch
From the name of various places in the Netherlands, derived from Low German achter "behind" and kamp "field".
ACHTHOVENDutch
Denoted a person from various towns in the Netherlands called Achthoven, which is derived from Dutch acht "eight" and hoven "gardens".
ADDENSDutch
Means "son of ADDE".
ADDICKSDutch
Means "son of Addik", a diminutive of ADDE.
ADMIRAALDutch
Means "admiral" in Dutch.
ADOLFSDutch
Means "son of ADOLF".
ADRIAANSDutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRIAANSENDutch
Means "son of ADRIAAN".
ADRICHEMDutch
From the name of an estate and castle (demolished in 1812) that was formerly in North Holland, the Netherlands. It means "Adrik's home".
AERSSENSDutch
Means "son of AREND".
AKKERDutch
Dutch form of ACKER.
AKKERMANDutch
Dutch form of ACKERMANN.
AKKERSDIJKDutch
Originally denoted a person from the town of Akkersdijk, near Delft in the Netherlands. It means "field by the dyke" in Dutch.
ALBERDADutch
Derived from the given name ALBERT.
ALBERINKDutch
Means "ALBERT's farm" in Dutch.
ALBERSDutch
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBERTSEnglish, Dutch
Means "son of ALBERT".
ALBRONDADutch
From the name of various streets in the Netherlands.
ALDENKAMPDutch
Possibly from an unknown place name meaning "old field" in Dutch.
ALDERLIESTENDutch
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.
ALDERSDutch
Means "son of ALDERT".
ALDERSHOFDutch
Means "Aldert's courtyard" from the given name ALDERT combined with Dutch hof "garden, courtyard".
ALFERINKDutch
Means "ALFHARD's farm" in Dutch.
ALFONSDutch
From the given name ALFONS.
ALINGDutch
Variant of ALINK.
ALINKDutch
Means "ALE (2)'s farm" in Dutch.
ALLESDutch
Means "son of ALLE".
ALTENADutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly meaning "close, near" in Dutch.
ALTHUISDutch
Dutch cognate of ALTHAUS.
ALTINGDutch
Means "ALTE (2)'s farm" in Dutch.
ALTINKDutch
Variant of ALTING.
AMSINGDutch
Means "AMSE's farm" in Dutch.
ANANIASDutch
From the Latin given name ANANIAS.
ANDELADutch
From the given name ANDREAS.
ANDRIESDutch
Derived from the given name ANDRIES.
ANDRIESSENDutch
Means "son of ANDRIES".
ANDRINGADutch
Means "ANDRIES's farm" in Dutch.
ANGENENTDutch
Referred to person who lived at the end of the road or the village, derived from Dutch an gen ent meaning "at the end".
ANHOLTSDutch
Originally denoted a person from Anholt in the Netherlands, which means "hold, rest" in Dutch (a place where people could rest for the night).
ANKERDutch, Danish, Norwegian
Metonymic surname for a sailor, meaning "anchor" in Dutch, Danish and Norwegian.
ANNEVELINKDutch
From Dutch aan 't veldink meaning "next to the little field".
ANTONISGreek, Dutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIS or ANTONIUS.
ANTONISEDutch
Derived from the given name ANTONIUS.
APELDOORNDutch
From the name of a city in the Netherlands, meaning "apple tree" in Dutch.
APPELHOFDutch
Indicated a person who lived by or at an apple garden, from Dutch appel "apple" and hof "garden, courtyard".
APPELODutch
Indicated a person who was from a farm called Aperloo, probably a derivative of appel meaning "apple".
APPERLODutch
Variant of APPELO.
ARBEIDDutch
From Dutch arbeid meaning "work".
ARBEIDERDutch
From Dutch arbeider meaning "worker".
ARENDONKDutch
Denoted a person from Arendonk, a town between in northern Belgium. It is derived from arend "eagle" and donk "hill".
ARENDSDutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARENTSDutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARENTZDutch
Variant of ARENDS.
ARIESENDutch
Means "son of ARIS (2)".
ARKESDutch
Means "son of ARKE".
ARNTZDutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARNTZENDutch
Means "son of AREND".
ARNTZENIUSDutch
Latinate form of ARNTZEN.
ARTS (1)Dutch
Means "son of AART".
ARTS (2)Dutch
Dutch cognate of ARZT.
ARTZDutch
Means "son of AART".
ARZTDutch
Means "doctor, physician" in German, ultimately from Latin archiater.
ASJESDutch
Variant of ASKES.
ASKESDutch
Means "son of Aske", a diminutive of ASSE.
ASSELMANDutch
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".
ASSENBERGDutch
From Dutch es meaning "ash tree" (plural essen) and berg meaning "mountain".
ASSENDORPDutch
From the name of a place called Assendorp, composed of Dutch essen and dorp, meaning "ash tree village".
ASSIESDutch
Means "son of ASSE".
ASSINKDutch
From a place name meaning "ASSE's farm".
AUKESDutch
Dutch form of AUKEMA.
AVERESCHDutch
From a place name, possibly from a dialectal variation of Dutch over meaning "over" combined with esch meaning "ash tree".
AVESKAMPDutch
From a place name meaning "the edge of camp" in Dutch.
BAAIMANDutch
Means "son of Baaij", the given name Baaij being a diminutive of names like BAUGULF, BOUDEWIJN or BERNARD.
BAAKDutch
From the given name BAAK.
BAANDERSDutch
Dutch cognate of BANNER.
BAARDutch
Variant of BAARS.
BAARDWIJKDutch
From the name of a town in the Netherlands, possibly from Baard, a variant of BERT, and wijk meaning "neighbourhood, district".
BAARSDutch
Indicated a person coming from the town of Beers in the Netherlands.
BAARTDutch
Means "beard" in Dutch, originally describing a person who wore a beard.
BAASDutch
Means "boss, overseer" in Dutch.
BAKHUIZENDutch
Means "bakery" from Dutch bak "bake" and huis "house", an occupational name for a baker.
BAKKERDutch
Dutch cognate of BAKER, from Middle Dutch backer.
BARENDSDutch
Means "son of BAREND".
BERGGerman, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic word meaning "mountain".
BERNARDFrench, English, Dutch, Czech
From the given name BERNARD.
BEULENDutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEULENSDutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BEUMERDutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEUMERSDutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BAUMER or BÖHMER.
BEZUIDENHOUTDutch
From Dutch zuid "south" and hout "forest". It refers to the south of the forest in The Hague.
BOELENSDutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BOELSDutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BOERDutch
Dutch form of BAUER.
BOEREFIJNDutch
Possibly an adaptation of French beurre fin meaning "good butter".
BOON (3)Dutch
Dutch cognate of BOHN.
BORSTDutch
From a nickname derived from Dutch borst "chest".
BOSCH (1)Dutch, Low German
Derived from Middle Dutch bosch meaning "wood, forest".
BOTHDutch
From the Low German given name BODE.
BOTHEDutch
Variant of BOTH.
BOUWMEESTERDutch
Means "architect, builder" in Dutch.
BRAAMDutch
Derived from the given name BRAM.
BULDutch
Dutch cognate of BULL.
BULLEDutch
From the given name BOELE.
BULLENSDutch
Means "son of BOELE".
BUNSCHOTENDutch
Originally indicated a person from the Dutch town of Bunschoten, which might mean "raised, enclosed land".
CEELENDutch
Derived from the given name CEEL.
CLAASENDutch
Means "son of KLAAS".
CLAESFlemish
From the given name KLAUS.
CLOETDutch
Variant of KLOET.
COEMANDutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
COENENDutch
Derived from the given name COENRAAD.
COLIJNDutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
COOLENDutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
CRUSANDutch
Anglicized form of CRUYSSEN.
CRUYSSENDutch
From the name of a place in the Netherlands, derived from kruis "cross".
CUIJPERDutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CUYPERDutch
Variant of KUIPER.
CUYPERSDutch
Variant of KUIPER.
DAALMANSDutch
Originally indicated a person who lived in a valley, from Dutch dal meaning "dale, valley" and man meaning "man".
DAMDutch, Danish
Means "dike, dam" in Dutch and Danish. In modern Danish it also means "pond".
DE CLOETDutch
Variant of KLOET.
DE GROOTDutch
From Dutch groot meaning "big, great".
DE HAVENDutch
From Middle Dutch haven meaning "harbour, haven".
DE KLERKDutch
From Dutch klerk meaning "clerk", making this a cognate of CLARK.
DE KLOETDutch
Variant of KLOET.
DE LANGDutch
Dutch cognate of LONG.
DE LANGEDutch
Dutch cognate of LONG.
DE SMETFlemish
Flemish variant of SMIT.
DE SNAIJERDutch
Dutch cognate of SNYDER.
DE VRIESDutch
Means "the Frisian" in Dutch, referring to a person from Friesland.
DE WITTEDutch
Means "the white" in Dutch, a nickname for a person with white hair.
DIERICKXFlemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCHSDutch (Rare)
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKSDutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKSENSDutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRCKXFlemish, Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRIXFlemish, Dutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKSDutch, German
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKSEDutch
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKSENDutch, German
Means "son of DIRK".
DIRKXDutch, Flemish
Means "son of DIRK".
DREESDutch
Variant of DRIES.
DRIESDutch
From the given name DRIES.
DRIESSENDutch
Means "son of DRIES".
EERKENSDutch
Variant of ERKENS.
EIKENBOOMDutch
Means "oak tree", from Dutch eik "oak" and boom "tree".
ELZINGADutch
Probably from a place name which was a derivative of Dutch els meaning "alder tree".
ERCKENSDutch
Variant of ERKENS.
ERKENSDutch
Derived from the given name Erk, a variant of ERIK.
EVERSDutch
Means "son of EVERT".
FLIPSEDutch
Variant of FLIPSEN.
FLIPSENDutch
Means "son of FLIP".
FORTUINDutch
Dutch cognate of FORTUNE.
FORTUYNDutch
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.
GEELENDutch
Derived from the given name Geel, itself from GILLIS or GILBERT.
GEELSDutch
Variant of GEELEN.
GELENSDutch
Variant of GEELEN.
GLASGerman, Dutch
German and Dutch cognate of GLASS.
GOOSSENSFlemish
From the Germanic given name GOZZO.
HAAKDutch
Occupational name meaning "pedlar" in Dutch.
HAANRAADSDutch
Originally indicated a person from Haanrade, a small village in the south of the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.
HAASDutch, German
Variant of HASE.
HAGENNorwegian, Dutch
From Old Norse hagi or Old Dutch hago meaning "enclosure, pasture".
HEERENDutch
From Dutch heer "lord, master", a nickname for a person who acted like a lord or who worked for a lord.
HEIJMANDutch
Patronymic from a diminutive of the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIKSDutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIKXDutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HENDRIXDutch
Derived from the given name HENDRIK.
HERMANEnglish, Dutch
From the given name HERMAN.
HERMANSDutch, Flemish
Means "son of HERMAN".
HOEDEMAKERDutch
Occupational name for a hat maker, from Dutch hoed "hat" and maker "maker".
HOEKDutch
From Dutch hoek meaning "corner".
HOLLAND (2)Dutch, German, English
Indicated a person from the Dutch province of HOLLAND (1).
HOLSTDanish, 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).
HOLTEnglish, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
From Old English, Old Dutch and Old Norse holt meaning "forest".
HOLTMANDutch
Dutch cognate of HOLZMANN.
HOUBENDutch
Derived from the given name HUBERT.
HOUKDutch (Anglicized)
Possibly an Americanized form of HOEK.
HOUTKOOPERDutch
Means "buyer of wood" in Dutch.
HOUTMANDutch
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".
JACOBSEnglish, Dutch
Derived from the given name JACOB.
JACOBSEDutch
Variant of JACOBS.
JANSDutch, German
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSENDutch, Norwegian
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JANSENSDutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINGDutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSINKDutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANSSENDutch
Variant of JANSEN.
JANZENDutch
Means "son of JAN (1)".
JONCKERSDutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JONKERDutch
From the Dutch title jonkheer meaning "young lord". It was originally a medieval noble designation (not an actual title) for a young nobleman.
JONKERSDutch
Patronymic form of JONKER.
JOOSSENSFlemish
Means "son of JOOS" in Flemish.
JOOSTENDutch
Derived from the given name JOOST.
KAPPELGerman, Dutch
Means "a person who lives near or works at a chapel" from Middle High German kappel "chapel".
KIKKERTDutch
Dutch surname meaning "frog".
KLAASENDutch
Means "son of KLAAS".
KLEINGerman, Dutch, Jewish
Means "small, little" from German klein or Yiddish kleyn. A famous bearer of this name is clothes designer Calvin Klein (1942-).
KLERKDutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLERXDutch
Variant of DE KLERK.
KLOETDutch
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.
KLOETENDutch
Variant of KLOET.
KOEMANDutch
Variant of KOOPMAN.
KOLENDutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KOLIJNDutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KOLLENDutch
From the given name NICOLAAS.
KONINGDutch
Dutch cognate of KING.
KOOLDutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLEDutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLENDutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOLSDutch
Derived from the given name NICOLAAS.
KOOPMANDutch
Occupational name meaning "merchant" in Dutch.
KRANZDutch, German
Derived from Middle High German kranz "wreath".
KRUSENDutch
Anglicized form of CRUYSSEN.
KUIPERDutch
Means "cooper, barrel maker" in Dutch.
KUIPERSDutch
Variant of KUIPER.
LANGBROEKDutch
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.
LAUWENSDutch
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.