Eyyck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Eyyck family
The surname Eyyck 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.
Early History of the Eyyck family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eyyck 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 Eyyck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Eyyck 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 Eyyck 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...
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Migration of the Eyyck family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Coenradt TenEyck, who settled in New York in 1653; Hendrick Eyck, who came to New Netherlands in 1660; Coenraut TenEyck, who settled in New York in 1664.
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