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Dickstein Early Origins



The surname Dickstein was 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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.

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Dickstein Spelling Variations


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Dickstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dicus, Dick, Diks, Dickek, Dickstein, Dicksthein, Dykenstein, Dyks and many more.

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Dickstein Early History


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Dickstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dickstein research. Another 252 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1532 is included under the topic Early Dickstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dickstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dickstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dickstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adolph Dickstein, who setted in Tennessee sometime between 1888 and 1889
  • Abram Dickstein, who setted in Tennessee in 1889
  • Hyman Dickstein, who settled in Tennessee sometime between 1888 and 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dickstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dickstein (post 1700)



  • Samuel Dickstein (1885-1954), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 4th District, 1919-22; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-45
  • Louis Dickstein, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 12th District, 1946; Candidate for New York State Senate 28th District, 1952

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Dickstein Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Dickstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dickstein 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 January 2016 at 13:38.

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