Fosdyke Surname Origin
Locality. The name of a canal, cut by the order of Henry VIII., from the great marsh near Lincoln, England, to the Trent. Fosse-dyke.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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