Dutch Names

Dutch baby names on Nameberry are mostly variations long used in The Netherlands of names rooted in other languages.
But there are also some distinctly Dutch names, often diminutives used mostly in Holland such as Bas for Sebastian and Sanne for Susanne.Dutch names also draw influence from surrounding countries, including France, Belgium, Germany, and Scandinavia.

Dutch baby names for girls and boys include the following.The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity.Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.
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Top Dutch Names

  • Skylar

    Newer, simpler forms of the Dutch surname Schuyler, stylish for both genders, are rising up the popularity list. Skylar is the most popular variation for girls. Skylar has been used by several... Read More 

  • Rhett

    Rhett has been more tied to Gone with the Wind than even Scarlett, but now we're hearing rumblings of its finding new and independent favor among parents, perhaps emboldened by the... Read More 

  • Kyler

    A favorite among younger parents, this is one of the names that rose to the surface when Tyler and Kyle started to sink. Read More 

  • Angela

    Angela was a Top 10 name from 1965 to 1979, the fifth most popular name for three years, and staying in the double digits until the turn of the... Read More 

  • Skyler

    Skylar is the most popular feminine contemporary version of this name, while the Skyler spelling is given to nearly equal numbers of girls and boys. The original Dutch Schuyler means "scholar."Read More 

  • Skyla

    Skyla is the most feminine form of the Skylar / Sklyer trend - little Skyla will never be mistaken on paper for a boy.Read More 

  • Amalia

    Amalia is a widely cross-cultural name, heard from Italy to Romania, Germany to Scandinavia. The current heir to the Dutch throne is Princess Catharina-Amalia of Orange. It can be pronounced... Read More 

  • Holland

    Holland is one of the coolest geographical names, unadorned and elegant, evocative of fine Rembrandt portraits and fields of pink and yellow tulips. It first entered the US Top 1000 in 2014. ... Read More 

  • Van

    Whether it's used as a short form or on its own, this jazzy midcentury name is poised for a comeback along with brothers Ray and Walt.

    More often heard as a surname prefix (e.g. Vincent... Read More 

  • Beatrix

    Beatrix, has a solid history of its own apart from Beatrice, with that final x adding a playful, animated note to the name's imposing history. It has been largely associated with Beatrix (born... Read More 

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