Dirk van Arkel

Brief Life History of Dirk

When Dirk van Arkel was born in 1400, in Leerdam, Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan V van Arkel, was 38 and his mother, Johanna von Jülich-Geldern, was 32.

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Jan V van Arkel
Johanna von Jülich-Geldern
Willem van Arkel
Maria van Arkel
Henneke van Arkel
Dirk van Arkel

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    World Events (3)


    The courtyard Episcopal palace at Atrecht had witch burnings.


    Beginning of the rule of the Austrian Habsburgs.


    The Netherlands is inherited by the future Habsburg Emperor and King of Spain Charles V.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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