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Gender: Male Meaning of Mees: "son of Talmai" Origin of Mees: Dutch diminutive of Bartholomeus

The name Mees is a boy's name meaning "son of Talmai". Mees and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Popular Dutch name that reflects the short, clipped style in vogue in that country. Another Bartholomeus or Bartholomew short form also popular there is Bart.

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Famous People Named Mees

Mees Stekelenburg, son of Maarten Stekelenburg & Kim Kallenbach

Pop Culture References for the name Mees


Vivamus Says:


This could indeed be a diminutive of Bartholomeus, but I, a Dutch native, think that's a bit far fetched! A 'mees' is a chickadee! So it's just another nature/bird name.