Aart

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Aart
Gender Male
Language(s) Dutch

Aart is a Dutch rendering of the name Arthur. It is cognate with similar names in a variety of languages, such as Art and Artúur (Old Irish), Arth (Welsh) and Artur (many Germanic and Slavic languages). Notable people with the name include:

  • Aart Staartjes is Dutch actor best known for his role on Sesamstraat, the Dutch co-production of Sesame Street. His character's name is Meneer Aart (Mr. Aart) and he authored a book called Meneer Aart: Leven en werken van de man die geen kindervriend wil heten (Mr. Aart: Life and work of the man who does not want to be named a friend to children).
  • Aart de Geus, Chairman and CEO of Synopsys, Inc., one of the three largest companies in the electronic design automation industry.[1]

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