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Dirkes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Dirkes family


The surname Dirkes 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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.

Early History of the Dirkes family


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Dirkes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Dirk, Dirke, Dirkes, Dirks, Dirck, Durk, Durck, Durke, van Dirk, Dirike, Dierkes and many more.

Early Notables of the Dirkes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Dirkes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dirkes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Dirkes, who arrived in Ohio in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Susanna Dirkes, aged 16, originally from Crescheid, who arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Waesland" from Antwerp, Belgium [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6PG-Q4C : 6 December 2014), Susanna Dirkes, 26 May 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Waesland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Courand Joseph Dirkes, aged 22, originally from Amsterdam, who arrived in New York in 1898 aboard the ship "Amsterdam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH4-N6Y : 6 December 2014), Courand Joseph Dirkes, 01 Aug 1898; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Dirkes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jan Pieter Dirkes, aged 19, who arrived in New York City in 1921 aboard the ship "Ariadne" from Amsterdam [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KW-P6X : 6 December 2014), Jan Pieter Dirkes, 29 Jan 1921; citing departure port Amsterdam, arrival port New York City, ship name Ariadne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Bernard Dirkes, aged 23, originally from Breddenborg, Germany, who arrived in New York in 1922 aboard the ship "Wuerttenberg" from Hamburg, Germany [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN33-6P1 : 6 December 2014), Bernard Dirkes, 19 Feb 1922; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Wuerttenberg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Dirkes (post 1700)


  • Dr. Richard Dirkes, American family medicine doctor in Addison, Illinois
  • Ryan Dirkes, American location manager, known for his work on Furious 7 (2015), 42 (2013) and Blended (2014)
  • Lisa Dirkes, American makeup artist, known for her work on Jacob's Paradox (2015), Instant Messenger (2007) and Turn (2011)
  • G. Dirkes, German physicist at the University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, known for his work at the CERN LHC
  • Stephen Dirkes, American contemporary actor and producer, known for his work on Prisoners (2013), Ant-Man (2015) and Furious 7 (2015)

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Citations


  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. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6PG-Q4C : 6 December 2014), Susanna Dirkes, 26 May 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Waesland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXH4-N6Y : 6 December 2014), Courand Joseph Dirkes, 01 Aug 1898; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6KW-P6X : 6 December 2014), Jan Pieter Dirkes, 29 Jan 1921; citing departure port Amsterdam, arrival port New York City, ship name Ariadne, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN33-6P1 : 6 December 2014), Bernard Dirkes, 19 Feb 1922; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Wuerttenberg, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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