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The meaning of Adriaan is 'from Adria' and it is of Dutch origin. It is said to be a form of the name Adrian and is related to the Latin word 'Hădrĭānus' which means 'from the city of Hadria'. Adriaan Daniël Fokker was the name of a Dutch physicist and musician. Adriaan 'Aad' van Wijngaarden was a famous Dutch mathematician and computer scientist. Adriaan de Groot was another famous Dutch chess master and psychologist. Other known personalities who carried the name Adriaan are Adriaan Pauw, who was a Grand Pensionary of Holland, Adriaan van den Spiegel, who was a Flemish anatomist born in Brussels, and Adriaan Reland, who was a Dutch Orientalist scholar, cartographer and philologist.

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The meaning of Antoon is 'highly praiseworthy' and it is of Dutch origin. It is derived from the Roman family name 'Antonius', which originally came from the Etruscan language. Antoon Coolen was the name of a renowned Dutch writer of novels. Antoon-Jozef Witteryck was a publisher and instructor from Belgium. Antoon van Schendel was a Dutch professional road bicycle racer. The name Antoon also served as a surname to many famous people like A.J. Antoon, Feras Antoon, John Antoon II, Sinan Antoon, and Jason Antoon.

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The meaning of Arjan is 'from Hadria' and it is of Dutch origin. The name Arjan is also said to be of Punjabi origin in which it stands for 'winner, victor or conqueror'. Arjan is a variant of the names Hadrian and Adrien. Arjan Singh was the name of a senior air officer of the Indian Air Force. Arjan Singh Aulakh was the birth name of an American comedian, Arj Barker. Other famous people who share the name Arjan include Arjan van der Laan, Arjan Kumar Sikri, Arjan Nexhat Beqaj, Arjan Hasid, and Arjan Singh Bhullar.

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The meaning of Barend is 'brave as a bear' and it is of Dutch origin. It is derived from the Old High German names Berinhart and Berenhard, which are composed of the two elements: 'bernu' meaning 'bear' and 'harduz' which means 'hard, strong, and brave'. Barend Willem Biesheuvel was the name of a famous Dutch politician. Other known personalities who share the name Barend include Barend Bonneveld, who was a Dutch heavyweight wrestler, Barend Graat, who was a Golden Age Dutch painter, Barend Mons, who was a molecular biologist, and Barend Pieterse, who is a South African former rugby union footballer.

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The meaning of Bas is 'revered' and it is of Dutch origin. In Greek, the name Bas stands for 'royal, kingly'. It is also said to be diminutive of the names Bastiaan and Sebastian, meaning 'person from the city of Sebastia'. Bas van Fraassen is the name of a famous Dutch-American philosopher. Other famous people who share the name Bas include Bas Balkissoon, who is a former politician from Canada, Bas Pease, who was a British physicist, Bas Leinders, who is a retired professional racing driver from Belgium, and Bas Ramselaar, who is a Dutch bass singer and conductor.

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Bente is a name with Danish origins and it is traditionally chosen as a name by parents looking for names for their sons. This name has spiritual and religious connotations attached to it, as it means 'the one who is blessed'. The name is a very common one in Denmark, however, it has different meanings depending on the gender of the baby. If it is given to a girl, the meaning of Bente is 'one who is divine' or 'divine one'. In comparison, when the name is given to a boy, the name instead translates to mean 'strength', 'focus' and 'power'.

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The meaning of Boudewijn is 'bold friend' and it is of Dutch origin. It is a Dutch form of the name Baldwin. Notable people with the given name Boudewijn include Boudewijn of Belgium (a king of the Belgians who ruled from 1951–1993), Boudewijn Vincent Bonebakker (a Dutch musician) and Boudewijn Karel Boom (Dutch botanist and author).

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The meaning of Cornelis is 'horn' and it is of Dutch origin. It is derived from the Latin word 'cornĕus' which means 'horn, horned or hard as the horn' and is also said to be a form of the name 'Cornelius'. Cornelis Engebrechtsz was the name of an early Dutch painter. Cornelis Massijs was another known Flemish Renaissance painter, draughtsman and engraver. Other famous people who shared the name Cornelis were Cornelis Floris de Vriendt, Cornelis Cort, Cornelis Corneliszoon, Cornelis van Haarlem, Cornelis Drebbel, Cornelis de Houtman, Cornelis de Vos, Cornelis Tromp, Cornelis Pietersz Bega, Cornelis Cruys, Cornelis de Bruijn, Cornelis Dusart, Cornelis de Pauw, Cornelis Tiele, Cornelis Lely, and Cornelis Bernardus van Niel.

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The name Cuyler is of Dutch-Gaelic origin. The Dutch meaning of Cuyler is 'victory of the people'. In Gaelic, Cuyler stands for 'chapel'. In Danish, Cuyler can also be a name that means 'bowman, archer'. The Cuyler family were the main characters of the animated comedy Squidbillies.

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The meaning of Diederick is 'ruler of the people' and it is of Dutch origin. Diminutives of Diederick include Diede, Dirk and Ties. The name is derived from the Germanic name Theodorich, which is composed of two elements : 'þeudō' meaning 'a people or nation' and 'rīkijaz' meaning 'royal, noble'. Notable people with the name Diederick include Diederik Aerts (a Belgian theoretical physicist who founded the Center Leo Apostel for Interdisciplinary Studies), Diederik Bangma (a Dutch football goalkeeper), and Diederik van Dijk (a Dutch politician).

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The meaning of Flip is 'lover of horses' and it is of Dutch origin. The name is a variation of the Spanish-Greek name Felipe. Famous people named Flip include Clerow 'Flip' Wilson (American comedian and actor), Philip Daniel 'Flip' Saunders (American basketball coach) and Lil' Flip (American rapper).

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The meaning of Florentijn is 'flowering' and it is of Dutch origin. Other variants of the name include Florenteijn, Florentein, Florenteyn and Florentyn.

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The name Gerben is of Dutch origin. The meaning of Gerben is 'spear bear'. It is composed of the Germanic elements 'ger' which means 'spear' and 'bern' which means 'bear'.

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The meaning of Gillis is 'young goat' and it is of Dutch origin. Gillis is a Dutch variant of the Gaelic name Giles. In Gaelic, the meaning of the name Gillis is 'servant of Jesus'. The name is also a derivative of the Latin name Aegidius, which is based on the Greek term 'aigis' meaning 'a goatskin shield of Zeus' or 'a protection'.

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The meaning of Godfried is 'God Peace' and it is of Dutch origin. Godfried is a Dutch form of the German name Godfrey which is derived from the French name Godefroy. Other variants of the name Godfred include Godfry, Godofredo, Goffredo, Gottfrid and Gottfried.

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The meaning of Govert is 'God peace' or 'divine peace' and it is of Dutch origin. It is also said to be a form of the name 'Godfried'. Govert Boyen is the name of a famous Belgian football goalkeeper. Govert Schilling is another known Dutch science writer and amateur astronomer. Other known personalities who carry the name Govert include Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn, Govert Flinck, Govert Bidloo, Govert Viergever, Govert Huijser, and Govert Schüller.

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A name with Dutch origins, the meaning of Hendrik is ‘home ruler’. This name is a cognate of the English name Henry, which means 'ruler of the home'. A name traditionally used for boys, there is also an island in Greenland called ‘Hendrik Island’. Used as a surname too, Hans Hendrik is a well-known Greenlandic-Arctic traveller and interpreter. In the Netherlands, there is a municipality with the name Hendrik called Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht..In fiction, Hendrik Van Der Decken was the mythical captain of the ‘Flying Dutchman’. If you have watched 'Dragon Quest XI', Hendrik is a name that you will certainly remember.

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Hildebrand is a name of Dutch origin and the meaning of Hildebrand is 'battle sword'. The name is shared by a character in German legends who was an elder warrior, magician and advisor to Dietrich von Bern, a Gothic king. The name is composed of components ‘hild’ which means 'battle' and ‘brand’ which means 'sword'.

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A name with Dutch origins, the meaning of Jannik is ‘God is gracious’. It is derived from the biblical name Johannes. Jannik is also a Danish form of the name Jan. Jannik can also be translated to mean ‘to show favor’ as well. It is a name that is traditionally given to boys. ‘God is merciful’ is another meaning for this name. In the Hebrew or the Nordic languages, the meaning of Jannik is ‘love of God’. One of the most famous figures with the name is the Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner, who is ranked as the 32nd best player in the world. He made history at the French Open in 2020, as he was the youngest man to make it to the quarterfinals in the history of the event.

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The meaning of Joop is 'God will increase' or 'Jehovah increases' and it is of Dutch origin. It is also said to be a diminutive form of the names 'Johannes' or 'Jozef'. Joop den Uyl was the name of a Dutch politician of Labour Party, who also served as the Prime Minister of Netherlands. Other famous people who carry the name Joop include Joop van Oosterom, Joop Hox, Joop Beljon, Joop Kasteel, Joop Atsma, Joop Klant and Joop Beek.

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