The surname Dyckmeester was first found in Belgium, 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 Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. 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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of this family name include: Dyck, Dycke, Dyckere, Dycken, Dyckern, Dick, Dicke, Dickenhausen, Dickenmann, Dickmann, Dyckmeester, Dycxhoorn, Dyke, van Dyke and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dirck Jansen VanDyck, who arrived in New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Achias Janse Vandyck, who arrived in New Netherland in 1651; Johannes Dyckman, who arrived in Albany, NY in 1651.