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Where did the Dutch Boike family come from? What is the Dutch Boike family crest and coat of arms? When did the Boike family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Boike family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: van der Beeck, van der Beek, van Beek, von der Beeck, van Beeck, van Beek, Vanderbeek, Vanderbeeck, Vanbeek and many more.
First found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Overyssel, a province of Holland bordering Drenthe, Gelderland and Zutphen. The capital is Zwolle although Enschede is the largest town. Other towns to the south include Deventer, Hengelo, Kampen (noted for its fine town hall) and Almelo. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boike research. Another 279 words(20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boike History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Boike Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Boike Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Boike Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boike Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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