Dykstra Family History

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Dykstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived in the vicinity of a dike, from a locative agent noun based on Old Frisian dik ‘dike’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Zylstra, Hamstra, Hofstra, Zandstra, Kamstra, Kerkstra, Dykhuis

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Dykstra Family Origin

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Dykstra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Bakerey

    6%
  • Gardner

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dykstra family was Gardner. Farmer, Laborer and Bakerey were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dykstra. The most common Dykstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Dykstra's were Farmers.

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Dykstra Historical Records

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Dykstra Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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