McBride - Bumpus Genealogy
Anatomy of the " V " Surnames
Origin - Meanings of Surnames beginning with " V "
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by any of the many thousands of dikes in the Netherlands (Middle Dutch dike ‘dike’), or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Dijk, Dijke, or Dyck, named with this word.
Locality. from the town of Horn or Hoorn, in Holland.
Dutch: habitational name for someone from Tilburg in North Brabant.
V O O R H I E S
(Origin Dutch) From voohuis, the fore-room of house below, a hall.
Dutch: habitational name from a place in Drenthe called Voorhees.