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Spelling variations of this family name include: Van Slyke, Van Slype, Van Slike, Van Slyck, Van Slyk, Van Slipe, Slyps and many more.
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 Limburg, the smallest, southernmost province of the Netherlands. The capital of the province is Mastricht, noted for its contribution to the modern treaty for the E.E.C. Other notable towns are Crefeld and Breda and Nijmwegan. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanslyke research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1834 and 1839 are included under the topic Early Vanslyke History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vanslyke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Vanslyke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanslyke 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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