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Where did the Dutch Vandyken family come from? What is the Dutch Vandyken family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vandyken family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vandyken family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Van Dyk, Van Dijk, Van Dijck, Van Dyck, Van Dijken, Van Dyken, Dijkman, Dykman, Op en Dyke, Updike and many more.

First found in early documents. It is derived from the word "dyk" which means "dyke." The word "van" which often appears in Dutch names (including most of the variations of this name) is roughly equivalent to "by" or "at," indicating that the name refers to some feature of the terrain near the first bearer's home. Therefore, the first person to bear this name lived near a dyke.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vandyken research. More information is included under the topic Early Vandyken History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 103 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandyken Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Achias Janse Vandyck, who arrived in New York in 1651, Gregorius, who arrived in Delaware in 1643, Karl Janse Vandijck, who settled in New York in 1687 and countless others. The 1984 edition of the Report of Distribution of Surnames in the Social Security Number File lists the surname Van Dyk(e) as the 1,842nd most popular surname in the United States.Today, the name Vandyken is fairly common in The Netherlands, but branches exist in many European countries, especially Germany..

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  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Vandyken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vandyken 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.

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