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Eyck Early Origins



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.

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Eyck Spelling Variations


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Eyck Spelling Variations



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

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Eyck Early History


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Eyck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eyck research. Another 201 words (14 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.

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Eyck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eyck Early Notables (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'...

Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eyck Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eyck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hendrick Eyck, who came to New Netherlands in 1660
  • Hendrick Eyck, who settled in New Netherlands in 1660
  • Hendrick Eyck, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1660
  • Coenraut Ten Eyck, who landed in New York in 1664
  • Coenraut Ten Eyck, who settled in New York in 1664

Eyck Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Jacob Eyck, who came to America in 1743

Eyck Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johanna Eyck, who came to New York, NY in 1858
  • Wilhelm Van Eyck, who settled in New York, NY in 1858

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eyck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eyck (post 1700)



  • William O. Van Eyck, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904, 1928 (alternate)
  • 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)
  • 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Eyck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eyck Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 March 2015 at 13:06.

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