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Early Origins of the Dyche family

The surname Dyche 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.

Early History of the Dyche family

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Dyche Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Dyche family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Thomas Dyche (fl. 1719), English school-master, educated at Ashbourne free school, Derbyshire. In 1708...
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United States Dyche migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dyche Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • James Dyche, who settled in America in 1772

Australia Dyche migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Dyche Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Contemporary Notables of the name Dyche (post 1700) +

  • Schubert Reilley Dyche (1893-1982), American college football and college basketball head coach
  • Lewis Lindsay Dyche (1857-1915), American naturalist, creator of the Panorama of North American Plants and Animals, which was featured in the Kansas Pavilion at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
  • J. E. Dyche, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1920 [2]
  • C. Clifton Dyche Jr. (b. 1926), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Morgan County, 1957-58 [2]
  • Sean Mark Dyche (b. 1971), English former professional footballer, current manager of Burnley FC
  • Mick Dyche (b. 1951), English rock and folk guitarist, and former member of 1970s soft rock band Sniff 'n' the Tears

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