Generally, most people of Dutch ancestry are called Afrikaners, derived from the language that they speak (Afrikaans) although this is not the only group descended from Dutch ancestry, as many English-speaking South Africans may also have Dutch ancestry.
To complicate it, the immigrants during the Dutch occupation of the Cape included large numbers of people of north German extraction, many French and a scattering of Swiss, Scandinavians and other Europeans. All of these gradually assumed the dominant Dutch language and are now part of South Africa's Afrikaans speaking (and English speaking) population, but were not of Dutch ancestry.
The Dutch settlers in South Africa called themselves the Voortrekkers.
Also called Afrikaners, who were the Dutch settlers in South Africa repeatedly driven inland by British settlers.
No, they are called Swedish. People from Holland are called Dutch
No, they are not. People from Russia are called Russian and people from the Netherlands are called Dutch.
Dutch is what people of Dutch ancestry are called in the Netherlands. They're called Flemings in Belgium. They're called Dutch American in the United States of America.
People from the Netherlands are called Dutch or Nederlanders (that is the Dutch translation).
The Dutch settlers called themselves Voortrekkers
Most people with Dutch surnames in South Africa are of Dutch descent. Dutch surnames typically have a separate prefix such as:De ....Den ...Van ...Van der ...
Boer, which is Dutch for farmer. This name is still in use today
People with nationality of Netherlands are called Dutch.
They are sometimes called "berg" which is a derivative of the Dutch word
They were called Boers, this translates as 'farmers' The Dutch settlers in South Africa were also known as Afrikaners
They are called Dutch because they are citizens of the Netherlands
They are called Dutch.
It was called the Anglo-Boer war
The grasslands of Africa (mainly in South Africa and Namibia) are called "the veldt" -- a Dutch word denoting grassy plains, in other parts of Africa it is called Savanna.
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The Dutch and the British colonised South Africa.