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    21 Adorable Dutch Baby Names That Will Make You Want Kids ASAP

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    Dutch version of Anna. It's a classic name that would suit a graceful, elegant little girl.

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    Another Dutch variant of Anna. It's a name that will suit a sweet and adventurous little girl.



    Feminine form of Benedict. It'd suit a fearless little girl who'll go on to make the world a better place.

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    Pronunciation: Beer-runt

    The Dutch version of Bernard. Great for a little boy who'll grow up to be daring and fearless.


    Pronunciation: BuRR-ec-tjuh

    The feminine version of Brecht. It's the right name for a sweet girl who will bring joy to people around her.

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    Pronunciation: DEE-də-rik

    Dutch version of Theodoric. It's the right name for a confident boy who is comfortable in his own skin.


    Pronunciation: FEM-kə

    Also means "little girl" in Frisian. It's perfect for an honest, hard-working little girl.

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    Pronunciation: FLO-ris

    The male version of Florence. It would suit an ambitious little boy who has big plans.


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    Pronunciation: HAHN-nee

    A short version of Johanna. It's the right name for a little girl who will do anything for her friends.

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    Pronunciation: HI-duh

    Another Frisian name. It's perfect for a courageous little boy.

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    Pronunciation: yah-KO-bus

    A Dutch version of Jacob. It's the right name for a gutsy little boy with a big heart.


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    Pronunciation: YEL-lə

    A Frisian name or a shorter version of Willem. It's the perfect name for a boy who will dare to dream big.

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    Pronunciation: KAY:S

    Dutch version of Cornelius. It's the perfect name for an attentive little boy who will grow up to be a great listener.

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    Pronunciation: LEE-kə.

    A short version of Angelica. It's the perfect name for a loyal girl who will come to her friend's rescue.


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    Pronunciation: Lee-duh-WAI

    You might recognise this name from The Fault in our Stars. It's the right name for a little girl who will bring light and laughter wherever she goes.

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    Pronunciation: MEGH-təlt

    This is the Dutch version of Matilda. It's the right name for a little girl whose bravery and ambition knows no bounds.

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    Pronunciation: Meeh-rhəl

    Literally translates to blackbird in Dutch. It's the perfect name for a popular girl who thrives under pressure.

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    Pronunciation: NOR-tyuh

    Often seen as the Dutch version of Eleanor. It's a great name for a clever girl who will go on to inspire others.

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    Pronunciation: Rut-ghur

    This is the Dutch version of Roger. It's the perfect name for an energetic little boy who will light up every room he enters.

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    Pronunciation: TREIN-tyə

    This is a short version of the name Katherine but it also translates literally to "little train". It'd suit a bookish little girl who has big plans.

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    Pronunciation: KWI-Rrain

    Dutch version of Quirinus. The ideal name for a dedicated little boy who will remain loyal to those he loves.

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