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◄ [[The_Netherlands|Netherlands Homepage]] <br>  
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◄ [[The Netherlands|Netherlands Homepage]]{{Netherlands-sidebar}} <br>  
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{{Click|Image:Netherlands_ORP.png|Netherlands Online Genealogy Records}}
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For a good explanation of Dutch names and naming patterns, see the Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_name Dutch Name].
  
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[http://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nfb/index.php?taal=eng Surname Database]
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This Database of Surnames in the Netherlands presents the 300,000 surnames of all persons with the Dutch nationality, who lived in the Netherlands in the year 2007. Also included are about 110,000 family names registered at the census from 1947.
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== Name adoption records (''Naamsaanneming registers'') ==
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Research use: Patronymic surnames were common in several provinces prior to 1811.  After that all citizens were required to adopt a fixed surname.  These records are used to determine prior naming patterns.
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Record type: Assignment of surnames for patronymic families and Jews.
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Time Period:  1808-1814 and 1826.
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Content: Heads’ of families previous and new names, ages and/or birth dates, number or names and ages of children and grandchildren, marks or signatures.
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Location: Provincial, state, city and municipal archives.
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Population coverage: 60%.
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Reliability: Very good.<ref name="profile">The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: The Netherlands,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.</ref>
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Netherlands_Language_and_Handwriting]]

Latest revision as of 18:52, 7 September 2016

Netherlands Homepage

Netherlands Topics
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Beginning Research
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Moderator

The FamilySearch moderator for the Netherlands is Daniel Jones.


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For a good explanation of Dutch names and naming patterns, see the Wikipedia article, Dutch Name.

Surname Database

This Database of Surnames in the Netherlands presents the 300,000 surnames of all persons with the Dutch nationality, who lived in the Netherlands in the year 2007. Also included are about 110,000 family names registered at the census from 1947.

Name adoption records (Naamsaanneming registers)

Research use: Patronymic surnames were common in several provinces prior to 1811. After that all citizens were required to adopt a fixed surname. These records are used to determine prior naming patterns.

Record type: Assignment of surnames for patronymic families and Jews.

Time Period: 1808-1814 and 1826.

Content: Heads’ of families previous and new names, ages and/or birth dates, number or names and ages of children and grandchildren, marks or signatures.

Location: Provincial, state, city and municipal archives.

Population coverage: 60%.

Reliability: Very good.[1]

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: The Netherlands,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.