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Girl Names of Dutch usage or origin

Dutch names for baby girls, with 399 entries. Dutch names are a mix of Germanic and Christian names, the pronunciation of which have been adapted to fit into Dutch phonetics and spelling. Some families still continue with the tradition of naming their firstborn children after either their paternal grandfather or maternal grandmother, depending on the gender of the child.

Dutch names are very popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as trendy. Their usage peaked in 1965 with 14.147% of baby girls being given Dutch names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 52 Dutch names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2016, their total usage was 5.450% with 43 Dutch names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Dutch names, Emma (English, Armenian, Catalan, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #1 and a usage of 1.0108%.


Aagje kind, good ... of Old Greek origin and it is used ... familiar form of Agatha ... not listed in the top 1000 ...

Aalt of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... a Dutch, Frisian, and German name of ... form of Adelheid ...

Aaltje of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... of Germanic origin ... used mainly in the Dutch, Frisian, and ...

Aaltruide noble strength ... used chiefly in the Dutch language ... variant of Edeltraud ...

Abigal my father rejoices, joy of my father ... has its origins in the Hebrew language, ... variation of Abigail ...

Adelheid of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... primarily used in the Dutch, German, ... form of Adela ...

Adinda language of origin is Dutch and it is also used ... name was used by the Dutch author Multatuli ...

Agathe kind, good ... mainly used in the Dutch, English, ... variant form of Agatha ...

Agie pure, chaste; kind, good; hunger; ... language of origin is Old Greek ... variant transcription of Agatha ...

Aglaja brightness, splendor ... largely used in the Dutch and German ... variant transcription of Aglaia ...

Agnes pure, chaste; hunger; one; hunger; ... of Old Greek and Celtic origin ... the similarity in sound led it to be ...

Agneta pure, chaste; kind, good; hunger; ... largely used in English, Dutch, German, ...

Aiko little love, beloved child ... used chiefly in Dutch and Japanese ... Its origin is Japanese ...

Aimee beloved ... language of origin is French and Latin, and it ... name has been used by French speakers since ...

Aleid of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... a Dutch name of Germanic origin ... form of Adelaide ...

Aleida of a noble kind; little winged girl; noble, honorable; ornament, brightness; noble, honorable; old ...

Aleit of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... mainly used in the German and Dutch ... variant form of Adelaide ...

Alet of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... of Germanic origin and it is used mainly ... derivative of Adelheid ...

Aletta of a noble kind; little winged girl; noble, honorable; ornament, brightness; truth; noble, honorable; old ...

Alexandra defender of men ... language of origin is Old Greek ... predominantly used in Czech, Dutch, ...

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