Truus is a feminine Dutch given name, often a shortened hypocorism of Geertruida. Notable people with the name include:
Alkmaar is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. Alkmaar is well known for its traditional cheese market. For tourists, it is a popular cultural destination.
Van Aalten or van Aalten, a family name meaning "from Aalten", may refer to:
Catharina is a feminine given name, the Dutch and Swedish spelling of the name Catherine. In the Netherlands, people use a great number of short forms in daily life, including Carine, Catelijne, Cato, Ina, Ineke, Kaat, Kaatje, Karen, Karin, Katja, Katrien, Katrijn, Kitty, Nienke, Rina, Tineke, Tiny, Toos, Trijn, Trijntje, and many others. People with the name include:
Geertruida Everdina Wilhelmina van Aalten was a Dutch actress who appeared in many German films in the 1920s and 1930s.
Baumeister is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Klapwijk is a Dutch surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Geertruida Christina "Truus" Baumeister was a Dutch freestyle swimmer who won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1931 European championships.
Geertruida "Truus" Klapwijk was a Dutch diver and freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and in the 1928 Summer Olympics.
Meijer is a Dutch surname. It refers to a profession similar to a bailiff or steward. It originates from the Latin word maior and is often rendered Meyer abroad.
Geertruida is a Dutch feminine given name cognate to English Gertrude. It was a common name, but its use has declined steadily since about 1950. Bearers often used short forms in daily life, like Geertje, Troy, Trudy, Trui, and Truus. People with the name include:
Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer was a Dutch resistance fighter who brought Jewish children and adults into safety before and during the Second World War. Together with other people involved in the pre-war Kindertransport, she saved the lives of more than 10,000 Jewish children, fleeing anti-Semitism. She was honored as Righteous among the Nations by Yad Vashem. After the war she served on the Amsterdam city council.
Geertruida Leonie Hennipman-Cruiming is a retired sprinter from the Netherlands. She was part of the Dutch 4×100 m relay team that finished in fourth place at the 1968 Summer Olympics, equaling the world record in the heats. Individually, she failed to reach the finals in the 100 m and 200 m events. Her personal bests are 11.59 seconds in the 100 m and 23.43 seconds in the 200 m, both achieved in 1968.
Geertruida "Truus" Looijs is a retired Dutch swimmer. She competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in the 200 m breaststroke event, but failed to reach the final.
Truus Bauer was a Dutch rower. Together with Toos van den Ende she won two European silver medals in the double sculls.
Ton is a Dutch masculine given name, short for Anton or Antonius. People with the name include:
Margaretha is the standard Dutch form of the feminine given name Margaret as well as a common form of it in Sweden. In daily life, many use a short form, like Gré, Greet, Greta, Grietje, Marga, Margo, Margot, Margreet, Margriet, and Meta. People with the name include:
Van der Molen is a Dutch toponymic surname meaning "from the mill". People with this name include:
Geertruida Catharina "Truus" de Koning-Dijkstra is a Dutch former long track speed skater, specialized in sprinting. She was active from 1969 to 1976.
The General Dutch Union of Domestic Workers was a trade union representing domestic workers in the Netherlands.
Geertruida Catharina Theresia Maria "Truus" Smulders-Beliën was a Dutch politician and teacher who was the mayor of Oost-, West- en Middelbeers in North Brabant from 1946 to 1966. The first female mayor in the Netherlands, she succeeded her husband Jan Smulders after he was executed by Nazi soldiers.