Vandyne History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Vandyne family

The surname Vandyne was 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.

Early History of the Vandyne family

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Vandyne Spelling Variations

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.

Early Notables of the Vandyne family (pre 1700)

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Floris van Dyck (c.1575-c.1651), a Dutch Golden Age still life painter; and Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England. He was the seventh child of Frans van Dyck, a wealthy Antwerp silk merchant and learned painted from an early age. Van Dyck worked in London for some months in 1621...
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Vandyne Ranking

In the United States, the name Vandyne is the 16,299th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Vandyne migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vandyne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Dirck Gerritz VanDyne, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664 [2]
  • Gerret Cornelise VanDyne, who arrived in New York, NY in 1649 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Vandyne (post 1700) +

  • Roy M. VanDyne, American politician, Candidate in primary for Circuit Judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1941 [3]

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from on Facebook