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Dutch/Frisian Names with English Translations:

Posted: 1026691918000
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(I personally do not know about the Dutch language.)
I only found the following information while reading about it.

Dutch/Frisian Names with English Translations
Dutch and Frisian are two completely different languages, so the given names will often be completely different, as will the surnames. If you can determine that your ancestor had a Frisian name, you have narrowed your search to the province of Friesland--or if you can determine that it is Dutch, you have probably eliminated the province of Friesland. Example: ...from Friesland. His name was Jenneke; this translated to John. But if he had come from one of the other provinces of the Netherlands his name would have been Johannes or Jan and translated to John. Surname endings are often big clues. Examples: If a name ends with "ma", such as Douwma, or "stra", such as Leenstra, it is probably Frisian. If you aren't sure what part of the Netherlands your ancestors came from, I recommend that you do some study on Dutch and Frisian names. It may help you to narrow your search.
Below you will find a list of Dutch/Frisian given names and their English translations. This was not from an expert on Dutch/Frisian names so there could be errors. The Dutch/Frisian translations include full names as well as nicknames. In some cases Ithe masculine and feminine forms are mixed. There are, of course, lots of Dutch/Frisian names that don't seem to have any English translation.

English Translation -- Dutch/Frisian

Abel -- Abel
Abigail, Abigal -- Abeltje (fem. of Abel)
Abraham -- Abraham, Bram
Adam -- Adam, Daam
Adeline -- Letje
Adolph/Adolphus -- Dolf
Adrian/Hadrian/Adrienne -- Adriaen, Arien, Adriaantje, Ariaan, Ariaantje, Arie, Adriana, Adriance
Agatha -- Aaghie, Aahie, Aagt, Agt,Aechtie
Agnes -- Agnietje, Angeniete, Agneta, Anghe, Eike, Ikee, Oetje, Oeycke, Outie, Yke
Albert/Albertina -- Aldert, Albertus, Bertus, Tietje, Tientje, Tiletje,Tit
Alban -- Albinus
Alexander -- Sander
Alice -- Aaltje, Aeltje, Aeltie, Adda, Alerta, Daatje
Alida -- Alta
Ambrose -- Ambrosius, Abros
Andrew -- Andreas, Andries, Dries
Angelica/Angel/Angelina -- Engel, Engelina, Engeltje Ann, Anna, Annie, Anna, Anneken, Annetje, Tanneken, Tanna,
Annachet, Antie, En, Entje, Eyntje
Anthony -- Antheunis, Anthonis, Antonius,Theunis, Teunis, Tonjes, Tonnes, Tool, Toon
Antoinette/Antonia -- Toontje, Teuntje
Arabella -- Beletje
Arnold -- Arnoldus, Arent, Arendt, Nol, Aernoudt
Arthur -- Aart, Aert, Arte
Audrey -- Ethilrede
Augustine/Austin -- Augustyn
Baldwin -- Boldwijn, Boudeweyn, Boudje, Boele, Bauduyn
Balthazar -- Balt, Baltje, Balthazar, Baltrus
Barbara -- Barber, Bartje, Berber, Barbel, Barbara
Barent -- Barent
Bartholomew -- Bartholomeus, Bart, Bartel, Bartelmus, Maas, Meewes
Beatrice -- Badeloch, Beatrice
Benjamin -- Benjamin
Bernard -- Barend, Bernd, Barendt
Bernardina -- Dientje, Dina
Bertha -- Baertie, Beartie
Beverly -- Baefje
Boniface -- Bonifaas
Bridget -- Brigje, Brecktje, Brechtie, Bregitta
Caesar -- Caesar, Casar
Casper -- Caspar, Casparus
Catherine/Katherine -- Catrijn, Kaat, Katrijn, Tryntje, Trijn, Catharina, Catharyn, Catalyn, Cataline, Catalina,
Catalyntie
Cecilia/Celia -- Celetje, Celitje, Celia, Seletje, Selie
Charity -- Sierrity, Tjaatje, Zjarritjen
Charles/Carl/Karl -- Carel, Ceerles, Cheerelz, Karel, Kareltje
Charlotte -- Lotje, Tjarels, Sjarel
Christian -- Christiaen , Kersten, Korsten, Kris, Krischan, Kruschen, Shaan, Tsassen, Tzisso
Christina/Christine -- Christina, Christine, Christyntie, Christyn, Chrescyntie, Styntje, Styntie, Stijntje, Krisje, Kristel,
Kristijntje
Christopher -- Christoffel, Stoffel, Toff, Toffels
Clara/Claire -- Klaar, Klaartje, Clara, Claertje, Claertie
Claud/Claude -- Claude
Conrad -- Coenraedt, Coenraet, Coenradus, Coenraadt, Coenraad
Constance -- Stans
Cornelia -- Cheiltje, Kee, Keetje, Neeltje, Cornelia
Cornelius -- Case, Cornellis, Cornelis, Kees, Keesje, Koris, Krelis, Krelius, Kors
Crispin -- Crispijn
Curt -- Coert
Cynthia -- Seytie, Sitske, Sytje
Daniel -- Daniel
David -- David, Daaf, Douwe
Debora/Deborah -- Diewertje, Divertje, Dievertje, Diever, Diver
Dennis -- Denys
Dirk/Derek -- Dirck
Dominic -- Dominicus
Dora -- Dortchen
Dorothy -- Door, Doortje, Dort, Dorothea, Dorathee, Dorothe
Edward -- Eduart, Eduwart, Eeltje
Egbert -- Egbert, Epje
Elbert -- Elbert
Eleanor -- Eleanoor, Lenoor
Elise -- Lezart
Elizabeth -- Elisabeth, Lysbeth, Lysbethje, Beth, Betje
Elsie -- Elsje, Uilkje, Oeke
Emily/Emma -- Emmmetje, Emmetie
Emmanuel -- Emmanuel
Enoch -- Enoch
Ephraim -- Frem
Eustace -- Staats
Eva/Eva -- Aetje, Aefje, Eefje, Ifje
Ezekiel -- Ezechiel
Fernando -- Fernande
Florentina -- Floortje, Florentijntje
Florian -- Floris
Frances/Fanny/Francine -- Femmetje, Francijntje, Fransje, Francina,
Francis -- Frans, France, Francois, Francoys, Frnaciscus, Francyntie
Frederic/Frederick -- Fritz, Freek, Frerk, Friko, Fredrick
Gabriel -- Gabriel
George -- Goris, Joris, Jurgen, Jurian, Jurn
Geral -- Geurt
Geraldine -- Geert, Gerritje
Gerard/Gerarda/Gerardina -- Garret, Geert, Gerrit, Geesje, Desin
Gertrude -- Geertie, Geertje, Geertrui, Geertruida, Geertruyd, Trul, Truitje
Gilbert -- Bert, Gijs, Gijsbertus, Gysbert, Byslbert
Giles -- Geleyn, Gellis, Gelles
Godfrey -- Godfried
Goeffrey/Jeffrey -- Govert
Gustave -- Gustavus
Guy -- Guido
Hannah -- Hanna
Harry -- Haricken, Harrick
Helen/Helena -- Eelet, Heyltje, Helena
Henriette/Henrietta/Harriet -- Hendrickje, Hendrica, Hentje, Jetje
Henry -- Enrik, Hein, Hientje, Hendrick, Hendricus, Hentrick
Hercules -- Herkel, Herck, Harck, Henk
Herman -- Harman, Harmen, Manus, Harmanus
Hester -- Hester
Hezekiah -- Hiskia, Smiaa
Hilda -- Hilletje, Hilligond
Hubert -- Huybert
Hugo/Hugh -- Huigen, Huyck, Huyge, Huyg
Ida -- Eytic, Ydtje, Ida
Isaac -- Yzaak, Isaac, Isacq, Isac
Isabella/Isobel -- Isabel, Ibel, Bell, Bella
Jacob/James/Jim -- Jacob, Jacobus, Jaap, Jaapie, Jacobje, Jaepje, Jobje, Japic, Joaptie, Jacoba, Koosje, Koba,
Chime (includes feminine forms which do not exist for this name in English.)
Jacques -- Jacques
Jacqueline -- Jacomyntje, Jacomyntie
Janet, Jane -- Jaantje, Janneken, Jannetje, Janotje, Jansje, Jantina
Jasper -- Casper
Jemima -- Jacomyntje
Jenny -- Justje, Jenne
Jeremiah -- Jeremias
Jerome -- Hieronimus, Jeronimus
Joachim -- Jochem
Joan/Johanna/Joanne -- Hansje, Johanne
Job -- Job
John/Jack/Johnny -- Jan, Joannes, Johannes, Hans, Hannes, Jenneke
Jonas/Jonah -- Jonas
Joseph -- Joost, Joseph
Josephine -- Josyntje, Josyntie
Judith -- Judith, Judick
Juliana -- Juliaantje
Julia -- Jeltje
Julius -- Jelke
Jurgen -- Jorgen
Justin -- Justin
Kathleen, Kate, Kitty -- Katryntje, Kaatje, Kesia, Kaatje
Lambert -- Lambert, Lambrecht
Lawrence/Laurence -- Urens, Louw
Lenore -- Leonora
Leo -- Lieve
Leonard -- Leen, Leendert
Leticia --Tietje, Tytie
Lewis/Louis/Ludwig -- Lodewijk, Loures, Ludovicus, Lolle, Liewe, Lieuwe
Lisa -- Lijsje, Lysje
Lisbeth -- Lijsbert, Lys, Lysbet
Lucretia -- Lucretie
Lucy -- Lucia, Lucie
Luke/Lucas -- Lukas, Luytje, Luycas
Lydia -- Lydia, Lydea, Lidia
Madge -- Griet
Magdalena/Madelaine -- Magdaleentje, Leentje, Lena, Marregante
Marcus/Mark -- Marcus
Margaret/ Meg/Peg/Peggy -- Margit, Margriet, Margrietje, Griet, Grietje, Margarietje, Margarietie
Maria/Mary/Marie -- Maria, Marye, Marijken, Maritie, Mayken, Marritje, Maritje, Marij, Maybe, Marytje
Martha -- Metjen, Marttha
Martin -- Maarten, Martijn, Marten, Martinus
Martina -- Maartje, Martijntje
Mathilda/Matilda -- Machteld, Magtelt
Matthew/Matthias -- Mattheus, Matthys, Teeuw, Teeuwis, Thys, Mathias, Tijs
Maurice/Morris -- Morice, Marritius
Michael -- Giel, Machiel, Micheltjen, Michiel
Mimi -- Mijntje, Wimpje, Wyntje
Monica -- Monika
Nancy -- Na
Nicholas/Nick -- Claes, Klaas, Klaasje, Nicolas, Nicolaas
Nicole -- Claesje
Obadiah -- Obadja
Oliver -- Olivier
Paul -- Pouw, Powles, Paulus
Paulina -- Paultje, Paylyntie,
Peter -- Pier, Piet, Pieter, Petrus, Pieetr
Petronella -- Petronella, Pietje, Pieternelly, Nelly
Phillip -- Phlip, Philip
Phillipa -- Philippe
Rachel -- Gepje, Rachel
Ralph/Rolph -- Roelof, Rolfe
Randall -- Randolph
Raymond -- Reimond
Rebecca -- Rebecca
Regina -- Regina
Resolved -- Resolveert
Reuben -- Ruben
Reynold -- Reindert, Reinier, Reinoud
Richard -- Rijkaard, Rijkerd, Ritsert, Rutsjert, Rykaa, Ritsgert
Robert -- Robbert
Roger -- Rutger, Rutgert, Rut
Rosamund -- Rozemond
Rosetta -- Roosje
Rosina -- Resyntje
Rowland/Roland -- Roeland
Rudolph/Rudy -- Roedolf, Rudolphus, Ruudt, Ruud
Rupert -- Rip
Sabastian -- Sebastiaen
Samson -- Simson
Samuel -- Saam, Samuel
Sarah/Sally -- Saartje, Seer, Sasze, Taatje, Selitje
Simeon/Simon -- Simon, Simen, Sijmen
Solomon -- Saal, Salomon
Sophia/Sophie -- Fick, Fletje, Futje, Sefia, Sophie, Fytie
Stephen/Steven -- Stephen, Stephanus
Susan/Susanna -- Zanneke, Sanna, Sanneke, Sannertje, Santje
Theobold -- Tiebout
Theodore/Theodoric -- Dorus, Derick, Dierderick, Dirk, Dirkje
Theodosia -- Doostie
Theresa -- Tressje, Tjitske
Thomas -- Thomas
Timothy -- Goverd, Tijmen, Tomatius, Tymen, Timotheus
Titus -- Titus
Toby -- Tobias
Tracy -- Tressje (see Theresa)
Ursula -- Orselina, Urseltje
Valentine -- Valentijn, Veltje
Victor -- Victoor
Victoria -- Victorie
Walter -- Wout, Wouter
Wilhelmina -- Mijntje, Mimmi, Wyntje, Willemintje, Wellemtje, Willemyn, Wimpje, Willemke, Wim
William/Willy -- Willem, Wim, Willempje, Wiebe
Winifred -- Wiepkje, Wyntie

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