Dutch Names for Boys

Dutch baby names on Nameberry are mostly variations long used in The Netherlands of names rooted in other languages. Many of the most popular Dutch names for boys are short forms of other names, including Bas for Sebastian, Bram for Abraham, and Mees for Bartholomeus.

Contemporary Dutch parents prefer shot names, especially for boys, with such brisk one-syllable choices as Teun, Mats, and Sem topping the list. Here is our full complement of Dutch names for boys.