The Dierck surname derives from the Germanic personal name
Tederich (Theudoricus), which was composed of the elements "theud," meaning "people," or "race," and "ric," meaning "powerful."
Early Origins of the Dierck family
The surname Dierck was first found in Switzerland
, where the name Dietrich emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. The popularity of the name can be traced back to the major figure of Theodrich the Great, King of the Goths in the 5th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Dierck family
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Dierck Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dieterich (Austria), Dietrich, Dittrich (Silesia), Diterich, Deeterich, Dieterick, Diterichs, Diterig and many more.
Early Notables of the Dierck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dierck family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Dieterich, who came to New York in 1709-1710; and who was one of the many bearers of this name who landed in North America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Contemporary Notables of the name Dierck (post 1700)
- NormaJean Dierck, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Marysville, Washington, 2003 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html