Dicke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dicke family

The surname Dicke was first found in Belgium, 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 Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Dicke family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dicke research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1532 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Dicke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dicke Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dyck, Dycke, Dyckere, Dycken, Dyckern, Dick, Dicke, Dickenhausen, Dickenmann, Dickmann, Dyckmeester, Dycxhoorn, Dyke, van Dyke and many more.

Early Notables of the Dicke family (pre 1700)

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United States Dicke migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dicke Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • James Dicke, who settled in Virginia in 1651
  • James Dicke, who arrived in Virginia in 1651 [1]
  • John Dicke, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [1]
Dicke Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hermanus Dicke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1771
  • Henrich Dicke, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1771 [1]
  • Hermanus Dicke, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1771 [1]
  • Henrich Dicke, who settled in America sometime between 1775 and 1781

Contemporary Notables of the name Dicke (post 1700) +

  • James F. II Dicke, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008 [2]
  • Henry C. Dicke, American politician, Village President of Downers Grove, Illinois, 1935-38 [2]
  • James F. Dicke, American philanthropist Ohio, eponym of the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration
  • Robert Henry Dicke (1916-1997), American physicist, eponym of the DIcke effect and co-eponym of the Brans–Dicke theory
  • Willem Karel Dicke (1905-1962), Dutch pediatrician who was the first to develop the gluten-free diet

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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