Cees

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Cees
PronunciationDutch: [keːs]
GenderMale
Language(s)Dutch
Origin
Language(s)Latin
Word/nameCornelius
DerivationCornelis
Other names
Alternative spellingKees
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Cees (Dutch: [keːs]) is a Dutch masculine given name, a short form of Cornelis.[2][3] Since, as in English, the letter "c" before "e" is normally pronounced /s/ in Dutch, the alternative spelling Kees is more common.

Notable people named Cees include:

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  1. ^ Norman, Teresa (2003). World of Baby Names, A (Revised). New York: Penguin Publishing Group. p. 483. ISBN 978-1-4406-2556-5. OCLC 522378235. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  2. ^ Instituut, Meertens. "NVB : voornaam Cees". Welkom bij het Meertens Instituut (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  3. ^ Wendell, Evert; Waterman, Kees-Jan; Michelson, Gunther (2008). "To Do Justice to Him & Myself": Evert Wendell's Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York, 1695–1726. Lightning rod press series. American Philosophical Society. p. 224. ISBN 978-1-60618-912-2. OCLC 244177127. Retrieved 2018-12-18. ... In Dutch, Cees/Kees was (and is) a common derivation of Cornelus, Cornelis, and Cornelius.