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  • Abraham van Dijk (1809 - 1849)
    Bruidegom: Abraham van Dijk Leeftijd: 28 Beroep: kramer Bruid: Anna Salomons Leeftijd: 21 Beroep: zonder beroep Vader van de bruidegom: Levie van Dijk Beroep: zonder beroep Moeder van de bruidegom: Hei...
  • Catharina van Dijk (1815 - 1897)
  • Jitze Pieter van Dijk (1922 - 1945)
    Externe links Biografie Friese verzetsstrijders
  • Ko van Dijk (1916 - 1978)
    Zie [ . Wikipedia... ] Nederlands toneel-, televisie-, film- en hoorspelacteur alsook toneelregisseur.
  • Levie Gerson van Dijk (1767 - 1856)
    Bruidegom/bruid: Levie Gerson Bruidegom/bruid: Heijntje Salomons Gebeurtenis: Trouwen Datum: vrijdag 3 juni 1803 Gebeurtenisplaats: Doornenburg Overledene: Levie Gerson van Dijk Geslacht: Man Leeftij...

About the Van Dijk surname

van Dijk is the commonest spelling in the Netherlands. Van Dijk with capital V in Belgium (after Napoleon). van Dijck is the original spelling of the dutch middle- and eastern- Brabant branch

                  and may stem from the original inhabitants of 
                  the famous Dyck watercastle in the old duchy of Gulick, now just across the
                  border in Germany. The misspelling took place in the mid 18th century's
                  church records. Around that period we also find van Deijck as a spelling of
                  the same family. One branch of the family wrote the name as van Dyck or
                  Van Dyck. 

In Dutch the ij is a diphthong (pronounced somewhere between i and a)