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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AARTSMAFrisian
Means "son of AREND", the suffix -ma indicating that it is of Frisian origin.
ADEMAFrisian
Means "son of ADE (2)".
AGEMAFrisian
Means "son of AGE (1)".
AIKEMAFrisian
Means "son of AIKE".
ALKEMAFrisian
Means "son of ALKE".
ALMAFrisian
Means "son of ALE (2)", the suffix -ma indicating that it is of Frisian origin.
ALSERDAFrisian
Designated a person who was from a farm called Alserd, of uncertain meaning.
ANEMAFrisian
Means "son of ANE (2)".
ANJEMAFrisian
Denoted a person from the village of Anjum in the Netherlands. It possibly means "corner" in Dutch.
ANNEMAFrisian
Means "son of ANNE (2)".
ANTEMAFrisian
Means "son of ANTE (2)".
ARKEMAFrisian
Means "son of ARKE".
ATSMAFrisian
Means "son of ATSE".
AUKEMAFrisian
Means "son of AUKE".
BAARDAFrisian
From the name of the town of Baard in the Netherlands, possibly derived from a given name which was a variant of BERT.
BAARSMAFrisian
Indicated a person coming from the small town of Beers in Frisia.
BAKEMAFrisian
Means "son of Bake", a diminutive of BAAK.
BARWEGENFrisian
Derived from the name of a village in Frisia meaning "road to the dike".
BOOTSMAFrisian
Occupational name meaning "boatman", derived from Dutch boot "boat".
DYKSTRAFrisian
From Frisian dyk meaning "dike, ditch". The name was given to a person living near a dyke or embankment.
HERREMAFrisian
Frisian variant of HEEREN.
HOEKSTRAFrisian
From Frisian hoek meaning "corner".
LANINGAFrisian
Frisian for "of the land", or "from the land". It could be understood as "works the land".
REINDERSDutch, Frisian
From the given name REINDERT.
VAN WIERENFrisian, Dutch
Means "from Wieren". This is the name of towns in Frisia and other parts of the Netherlands, which mean "seaweed".
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