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Where did the Dutch Eycks family come from? What is the Dutch Eycks family crest and coat of arms? When did the Eycks family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Eycks family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Eyck, Eycke, Eyckes, Eycks, Eyyck, Eycck, Eyckk, Eyckke, Eyckkes, van Eyck 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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 Eycks research. Another 201 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1590 and 1657 are included under the topic Early Eycks History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 67 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eycks Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Coenradt TenEyck, who settled in New York in 1653; Hendrick Eyck, who came to New Netherlands in 1660; Coenraut TenEyck, who settled in New York in 1664.
The Eycks Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eycks 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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