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 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.
Frisian for "of the land", or "from the land". It could be understood as "works the land".
VAN WIEREN Frisian, Dutch
Means "from Wieren". This is the name of towns in Frisia and other parts of the Netherlands, which mean "seaweed".