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Dyk Family History

Dyk Name Meaning

Dutch: variant archaic or Americanized of Dijk . Compare Van Dyk . Czech: from a short form of the personal name Benedikt (see Benedict ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Dyke, Dye, Mak, Dom, Duke, Luk, Aye, Dey, Bok, Byl

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Where is the Dyk family from?

You can see how Dyk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dyk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dyk families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Dyk families living in Michigan. This was about 44% of all the recorded Dyk's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Dyk families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dyk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dyk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dyk. 33% of Dyk men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Dyk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dyk were Salesman and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dyk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dyk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Dyk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dyk. For the veterans among your Dyk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dyk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dyk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dyk in 1963 was 85, and 83 in 2004.

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