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Kooistra Name Meaning

Frisian: occupational name for a decoy man, from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch kooye ‘decoy’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kooima, Boonstra, Kooiman, Kooiker, Kooi, Poelstra, Kerkstra

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Kooistra Family Origin

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Kooistra Family Occupations

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