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  • Abraham Andries van Wyk (1918 - 1965)
    Huwelik Abraham Andries van Wyk & Maria Elizabeth Prinsloo van Deventer, 1950, Eloffsdal, Pretoria GP [ ] Sterfkennis/death notice Abraham Andries van Wyk, 1965, Pretoria GP [ ]
  • Abraham Christoffel van Wyk (1807 - 1866)
    Baptism * Death Notice
  • Adriaan van Wyk (c.1720 - d.)
    b1 Arij (Willem) * c. 1686 ≈ Kaapstad 13.4.1686, eienaar v. “Bontevallei” † voor 1734 x Stellenbosch 27.12.1711 Anthoinetta (Agnita) CAMPHER /KAMFER (wed. v. Gerrit van der Swaan) * c. 1688 d.v. Lorenz...
  • Adriaan van Wyk (1723 - 1790)
    - First 50 Years Project page. c5 Adriaan * c. 1701 ≈ Stellenbosch 25.12.1701 † voor 1771 x c. 1722 Sara FOURIE * c. 1705 ≈ Paarl (Drakenstein) 29.11.1705 d.v. Louis Fourie en Suzanna Cordier d1 Adriaa...
  • Albert Johannes van Wyk (1838 - 1912)

About the van Wyk surname

Dutch (also Van Wyck) and Jewish (from the Netherlands): habitational name for someone from any of the many places in the Netherlands named Wijk, from the Dutch word wijk ‘district’, ‘settlement’.

In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Wyk. The most common Van Wyk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Van Wyk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Wyk family was Oyster Business.

An International Registry was developed to trek migration of all surname to determine where people have migrated to and how many . In 1996 the statistics showed that the United State of America is the country with the highest population of Van Wyk's, followed by Canada, South Africa and Netherlands.