Meaning and Origin of: Updike
Boy name origins & meanings:
- Scottish : Surname used as a first name
Family name origins & meanings:
- Altered spelling of Dutch Opdijk, a topographic name for someone who lived on a dike.
- The American writer John Updike traces his ancestry to Gijsbert Opdijck, commander of the Fort Goede Hoop (now Hartford, CT) in the 1640s.