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EtymologyEdit

  • (Limburg) Derived from dijk (levee).
  • (Asten) First attested as Den Dijk in 1899. Derived from dijk (levee).
  • (Meierijstad) First attested as Dijk in 1867. Derived from dijk (levee), here potentially used in a dialectal sense to refer to a raised road.

The surname derives from one of the senses of dijk or from one of several toponyms.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dijk

  1. A hamlet in Peel en Maas, Limburg, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in Asten, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
  3. A hamlet in Meierijstad, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
  4. a surname