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Origin and popularity of the name DYKES

Origin

Dykes : 1: English: variant of Dicks or Dyke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Dyches and Dycus.2: Americanized form of Dutch Dijks (see Dyke).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 12,493 individuals with the name DYKES on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name DYKES

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