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Top Dutch Names for Girls

Dutch names for girls may be variations of names rooted in other languages, such as Marijse for Marisa. But the roster of Dutch girl names includes many native choices, from Famke to Puck. Anna, Emma, and Tess, an international trio, head the Dutch girls' names popularity list. But also high on the list is Fenna, a Dutch girls' name that means peace, and Lieke, originally a diminutive for names such as Angelique.

This is a complete list of Nameberry's Dutch names for girls. 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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SkylarHeart

  • Origin:

    Spelling variation of Schuyler
  • Description:

    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 celebs, including Sheena Easton and Joely Fisher.

AngelaHeart

  • Origin:

    Latin
  • Meaning:

    "angel"
  • Description:

    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 21st century. Today, though, Angelina or Angelica would be more fashionable options.

SkylerHeart

  • Origin:

    Spelling variation of Skylar or Schuyler
  • Description:

    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."

AmaliaHeart

  • Origin:

    German
  • Meaning:

    "work"
  • Description:

    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 ah-MAH-lee-a or ah-mah-LEE-a. Like Amelia and Emilia, this name is likely to continue to climb. Frequently in the US Top 1000 in the early twentieth century, it spent nearly eighty years off the list until rejoining in 2011.

SkylaHeart

  • Origin:

    Variation of Dutch Schuyler
  • Meaning:

    "scholar"
  • Description:

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

  • Origin:

    Dutch place name
  • Meaning:

    "wooded land"
  • Description:

    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.