Deryck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Deryck family
The surname Deryck was first found in Switzerland, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.
Early History of the Deryck family
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Deryck Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Reich, Reiche, Reichs, Reicher, Reick, Reicke, Reicker, Reichers, Rike, Ryke, Rycke, Reichle, Reichel, Riker and many more.
Early Notables of the Deryck family (pre 1700)
Notables of the time with the surname Deryck were Petrus Reich von Reichenstein, who was the Bishop of Basel in 1286. Gottfried Reiche (1667-1734), was German trumpet player and composer of the Baroque era, Johann Sebastian Bach's chief trumpeter. Julius Reichelt (1637-1717), was a German mathematician and astronomer who may have set up the first observatory in the city of Strasbourg. The...
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Migration of the Deryck family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Reich, who sailed to New York in 1710. Among the many immigrants to follow this first settler were: Gottfried Reich, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1733.
Contemporary Notables of the name Deryck (post 1700) +
- Raymond J. DeRyck, American politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1959 
- Deryck Duncalf, English Anesthesiologist from Yorkshire, Director of Anesthesiology in New York's Albert Einstein College
- Sir Deryck C. Maughan (b. 1947), British businessman and philanthropist
- Deryck Cyril Levick (1929-2004), English cricketer
- Deryck Victor Cooke (1919-1976), English writer and broadcaster on music
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