Postma

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Postma is a surname of Frisian origin. In 2007 there were 12,395 people in the Netherlands with the surname, most concentrated in the province of Friesland.[1] The form Postema (2,069 people) is more common in the neighboring province of Groningen. The surname's origin may be in "posthumous" (a child born after the death of his father), occupational (mailman, guard) or toponymic (from an outpost, etc.).[2] People with the name include:

Postema

References[edit]

  1. ^ Postma at the Database of Surnames in The Netherlands
  2. ^ Postma name origin at the Database of Surnames in The Netherlands