Names in the Low Countries before 1150

Early-medieval personal names in The Netherlands and Flanders

Regions

The map shows The Netherlands and the Flemish part of Belgium, with the present national boundaries (red) and provincial boundaries (black). The regions are based on the present provinces.

Map of the Low Countries - - regions
N
North: Friesland, Groningen, and (in Germany) Ost Friesland

E
East: Drente, Overijssel, northern and eastern parts of Gelderland

C
Central river area: province Utrecht, southern part of the province Gelderland

W
West: Zeeland, South Holland and North Holland

FL
Flanders: Belgian provinces West Flanders and East Flanders.

S
South: Dutch provincies North Brabant and Limburg; Belgian provinces Antwerpen, Limburg and Flemish Brabant

FR
Frisia (not indicated on the map) comprises the regions North and West and parts of East and Central.



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Introduction
Material & Methods
Summary

Regions
References
Lists:
Male names
Male names extended
Female names
Female names extended
Table of roots
Nicknames
Analyses:
Non-Germanic names
Single rooted names
Variation
Bynames
Composition rules Namesakes
Dr. Kees C. Nieuwenhuijsen
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Last update: September 2012