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Tichelaar is a Dutch occupational surname meaning "tile / brick maker". [1] Among variant forms are Tigchelaar, Tigelaar and Tiggelaar. People with this name include:

Dutch language West Germanic language

Dutch(Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is the third-most-widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German.

Tigelaar is a Dutch surname that may refer to


Jacques Tichelaar is a Dutch politician and former trade union leader and educator. He is a member of the Labour Party. Since 1 May 2009 he has been the King's Commissioner in the province of Drenthe. He resigned on March 1, 2017.

Paul ("Tish") Tichelaar was a member of the 2006 Canadian National Triathlon team for Olympic distance triathlon. He has competed in events such as the 2006 Commonwealth Games, the 2005 and 2006 World Triathlon Championships and many ITU World Cup races. In 2006 he won the U-23 national Championship race in Kelowna, British Columbia and the Pan American Cup race in Caledon, Ontario. He completed his degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta in 2005.

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Sippie Tigchelaar speed skater

Sippie Tigchelaar is a retired speed skater from the Netherlands who was active between 1969 and 1975. She competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in the 3000 m and finished in fourth place. She had gradually improved her position in the national all-round championships from eighth place in 1972 to third in 1973, second in 1974, and first in 1975.

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Royal Tichelaar Makkum Dutch pottery company, based in Makkum, Netherlands

Royal Tichelaar Makkum is a Dutch pottery company in Makkum. After initially producing bricks and later pottery and tiles, the company has focused on traditional decorative pottery since 1890. As the company in Makkum has always made ceramics, Royal Tichelaar Makkum is regarded as one of the oldest companies in the Netherlands.

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  1. Tichelaar at the Database of Surnames in The Netherlands.