List of Dutch family names

This random sampling of Dutch surnames is sorted by surname, with the tussenvoegsel following the name after a comma. Meanings are provided where known. See Category:Dutch-language surnames and Category:Surnames of Frisian origin for surnames with their own pages.

  • Baas – The Boss
  • Bakker – Baker
  • Beek, van – From the brook
  • Beekhof – garden brook
  • Beenhouwer – Butcher
  • Bijl, van der – “from the axe” – i.e. descended from woodcutters (lumberjacks)
  • Bos – Forest
  • Berg, van der – From the cliff, mountain
  • Berkenbosch- birch wood, a grove of birch trees
  • Boer, de – the Farmer
  • Boogaard – from the orchard, Americanised as Bogart
  • Boogman – Bowman, Archer
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