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Where did the German De vick family come from? What is the German De vick family crest and coat of arms? When did the De vick family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the De vick family history?The De vick surname is a Frisian cognate of the name Frederick, which is derived from the Germanic personal name, composed of "fred" or "peace" and "ric" or "power."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vick, de Vick, Vicq, Fick, Feck, Fecke, Fedde, Feddema, Feddercke and many more.
First found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De vick research. Another 146 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De vick History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Vick, who came to Allegany County, PA in 1835; Christian Vick, who came to Texas in 1860; James Vick, who arrived in New York in 1836; Jan Feddema, age 28 and his family, who came to North America in 1867.
The De vick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De vick 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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