Wijck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Wijck family
The surname Wijck 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk (1254) is on the site of the original church of St. Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II (1039) and Henry V (1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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 Wijck family
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Wijck Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wyck, Wycke, Wijk, Wyckes, Wycks, Wyckez, Wyckz, Wyckk, van Wyck, van Wick, Wicke, Weick, Wieck and many more.
Early Notables of the Wijck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wijck family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Barentse VanWyck, who arrived in New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Cornelis B. VanWyck, who came to New York in 1659; Cornelius Barentse VanWyck, who came to New York in 1660.
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