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Dyke 1

Dyke 2
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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English

Meaning & History

English - Name for someone who lived 'by the dike' from Middle English dik deke, dike deke "ditch dyke", or someone from Dyke in Lincolnshire. Medieval dikes were bigger than modern ones and often built for defense, not drainage.
Can also be a variant of Dijk or Dijke.
Added 6/26/2024 by aki13th