Eyck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Eyck family

The surname Eyck 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

Important Dates for the Eyck family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eyck research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1390, 1441, 1385, 1426, 1420, 1470, 1590, 1657, 1613 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Eyck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eyck Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eyck, Eycke, Eyckes, Eycks, Eyyck, Eycck, Eyckk, Eyckke, Eyckkes, van Eyck and many more.

Early Notables of the Eyck family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Jan van Eyck (c. 1390-1441), an Early Netherlandish painter active in Bruges; Hubert van Eyck (also Huybrecht van Eyck) (c. 1385-1426), an Early Netherlandish painter and older brother of Jan van Eyck; Barthélemy d'Eyck, van Eyck or d' Eyck (c. 1420 - after 1470), an Early Netherlandish artist...
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eyck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eyck migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eyck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Hendrick Eyck, who settled in New Netherlands in 1660
  • Hendrick Eyck, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1660 [1]
  • Coenraut Ten Eyck, who landed in New York in 1664 [1]
  • Coenraut Ten Eyck, who settled in New York in 1664
Eyck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Jacob Eyck, who settled in America in 1743
Eyck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Johanna Eyck, who settled in New York, NY in 1858
  • Wilhelm Van Eyck, who settled in New York, NY in 1858

Contemporary Notables of the name Eyck (post 1700)

  • Maude E. Ten Eyck (1902-1977), American politician, member of the New York State Assembly
  • John Adams Ten Eyck III (1893-1932), American painter and etcher
  • James A. Ten Eyck (1851-1938), American champion rower/coach, eponym of the Ten Eyck Trophy
  • Edward Ten Eyck (b. 1958), American champion rower/coach, son of James A. Ten Eyck
  • Peter Gansevoort Ten Eyck (1873-1944), American politician, United States Representative from New York
  • John Conover Ten Eyck (1814-1879), American politician, United States Senator from New Jersey (1859-1865)
  • Egbert Ten Eyck (1779-1844), American lawyer and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1823-1825)
  • William O. Van Eyck, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904, 1928 (alternate) [2]
  • Aldo van Eyck (1918-1999), Dutch architect from Driebergen, Utrecht
  • Robert Floris van Eyck (1916-1991), English poet, artist and art restorer, brother of Aldo van Eyck

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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