350+ Most Popular Names in the Netherlands (2022)

Names in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, individual names follow a similar normal design as in the remainder of Europe and the western world: at least one first names (ordinarily relies upon what religion you follow), trailed by a last name; the family name. In Dutch, these are called voornaam (first name) and achternaam (last name).

Naming principles in the Netherlands

With regards to naming your kid in the Netherlands, there are a couple of rules set up. At the point when you will enlist the introduction of your kid at your district, the common recorder needs to endorse the name. On the off chance that they don’t endorse the name, you can think of another name. In the event that you can’t, the enlistment center will name your kid for you. In the event that you disagree with this, your legal counselor should ask the court for a name change in six weeks or less.

Dutch first names

A great deal of Dutch first names are Germanic in beginning, for instance Karel (from “kerel” significance man/fellow) or Koen (importance valiant). Notwithstanding these Germanic names, many first names are scriptural in beginning, getting from Hebrew, Greek and Latin – the dialects of the good book. The names of holy people were nevertheless are famous in the Netherlands. A portion of these virtuous names likewise have a Dutch structure, for example, the name Pieter comes from Petrus.

Dutch last names

Last names or last names were not normal in that frame of mind until around the finish of the Middle Ages. During this time, just aristocrats who needed to record their ancestry had one. Nonetheless, utilizing just a first name to allude to an individual was in many cases not adequate, so an option was normally added. This expansion shifted per area. During the seventeenth hundred years, this expansion transformed into the family name. In the French period (1799-1815), it was concluded that every individual who didn’t have a last name yet, would need to pick one to accomplish solidarity in the frameworks. From that point on, family names would constantly be given from father to youngster.

Most Popular Girls Names in the Netherlands

My favorite two girl names are Mardoeke (my ex found that too long) and Marit. Fortunately we had a son, so the argument about Mardoeke was irrelevant. Our son is Merijn (my ex wanted Pim but I found that too short).

Most Popular Girls Names in the Netherlands
Most Popular Girls Names in the Netherlands

Vayèn

Vajèn

Vajén

Vayén

Mila

Myla

Sofie

Sofi

Sophie

Julia

Júlia

Olivia

Viënna

Sofia

Sofía

Sofïa

Sophia

Sophiea

Zophia

Zsófia

Mirthe

Myrthe

Emily

Evi

Evie

Evy

Mia

Mía

Lilly

Lili

Lilli

Lillie

Lily

Lyli

Nora

Norah

Emma

Zoë

Zoe

Ella

Maya

Maia

Sara

Sarah

Hannah

Hanna

Jente

Jenthe

Yente

Yenthe

Anna

Jula

Liz

Liv

Chloë

Chloe

Chloé

Eléa

Elea

Laila

Maily

Eva

Luna

Yaëlle

Yaelle

Feline

Féline

Emilia

Emilía

Emília

]Èmilia

Émilia

Romée

Téa

Neyla

Isabelle

Isabel

Liya

Liah

Lya

Lïa

Amelie

Amélie

Isabella

Elise

Elize

Lisa

Yara

Yarah

Maëlys

Tess

Lina

Saar

Yuna

Juna

Elena

Eléna

Élena

Maeva

Most Popular Names in the Netherlands

I love the name Levi – but it was so interesting because the way you pronounced it was not how I would have expected it. I was thinking of the Bible term like the tribe of Levi, pronounced like Lee-Vie long I

Luca

Louca

Louka

Luka

Lynn

Lin

Lyn

Kaj

Cai

Kai

Kay

Jaimy

Jamie

Jamy

Noé

Noe

Noë

Charlie

Charley

Charli

Charli

Noah

Noa

Bobby

Bobbi

Bobbie

Cody

Codi

Codie

Kodi

Kody

Sem

Élia

Elia

Eliya

Elja

Elya

Elyah

Winny

Nori

Conny

Freddy

Freddi

Fredi

Fred

Nicky

Nicki

Niki

Nikki

Isa

Bente

Noor

Robin

Robbin

Toby

Tobi

Sammy

Samie

Sammi

Sammie

Lois

Loïs

Marty

Dani

Dany

Jami

Jamy

Jamie

Mika

Mica

Micah

Mikah

Vic

Vik

Vick

Sam

Olly

Olli

Ollie

Lou

Jesse

Maé

Milou

Elin

Manou

Quinn

Jip

Juul

Sacha

Sascha

Sasha

Jody

Jodie

Romy

Jacky

Jackie

Jannic

Jannick

Janick

Yannik

Lyan

Lian

Jessy

Jessie

Jayden

Rayn

Mischa

Misha

Izzy

Izzie

Most Popular Boys Names in the Netherlands

How beautiful are these names!? I love Nienke and kees 😍 I have two Dutch twin girls in my nursery at the moment and they’re called Femke and Kaatje ❤️ I haven’t visited any posts in ages, so nice to catch up with site finally 👋🥰🤣

Most Popular Boys Names in the Netherlands

Lucas, Loucas, Lukas
Finn, Fin, Fyn, Fynn
Levi, Levie, Levy, Lewi, Lewy, Lévi, Lévy
Liam
Luuk, Luc, Luuc
Timothé, Timothée
Thomas
Thorwald
Julian, Julián
Elias, Eliaz, Elijas, Eliyas, Eliyaz, Eliás, Ellias, Elyas, Elyaz, Elías, Élias, Élyas
Milan, Milann, Milàn, Mylan
Ämilius
Mats, Mads
Oliver, Olivier
Jaro
Noud, Nout
Martti
Alexander
Matthéo, Mathéo, Mattéo, Matéo
Tom
Tijn, Thijn
Milo
Aron, Aaron
Mason
Yorick
Samuel
Daan
Tigo, Tygo
Cas
Max
Benjamin
Siem
Mees
Bram
Matthijs, Mathijs, Maties, Matiss, Matiz, Matthiys, Mattiz, Mattys, Matys
Mick, Mik
Mael, Maël
Elio, Elyo
Nathan
Emilio
Oscar
Joshua
David
Jack
Thore
Nio
Davy
Owen
Benny
Lio

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