Adkin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The ancient Anglo Saxon surname Adkin came from the personal name Adam. Adkin is a diminutive which means son of Adam.
Early Origins of the Adkin family
The surname Adkin was first found in Westmorland and Northumberland where they held a family seat from ancient times, before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Important Dates for the Adkin family
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Adkin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Adkin, Atkin, Atkins, Adekin, Adekyns, Adekyn, Adkins and many more.
Early Notables of the Adkin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Adkin family to Ireland
Some of the Adkin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Adkin family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sir Jonathon Atkins who was Governor of Barbados in 1663; Henry Atkins settled in Plymouth in 1641; Thomas Adkins settled in East Hartford in 1682.