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The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Achard came from the Old French personal names Achart and Aquart.

Achard Early Origins



The surname Achard was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Achard Spelling Variations


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Achard Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Achard has been recorded under many different variations, including Hatchard, Hachard, Atchard, Achard and others.

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Achard Early History


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Achard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Achard research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1154, 1189, 1273, 1379, 1787, 1636, 1697, 1679 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Achard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Achard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Achard Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Achard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Achard or a variant listed above:

Achard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Achard, aged 30 settled in Louisiana in 1719
  • P. Achard, who sailed to Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Louis Achard, aged 20, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Pierre Achard, aged 30, arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Joseph Achard settled in Philadelphia in 1796
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Achard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Achard, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • A. Achard settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • Elmund Achard, who arrived in Arkansas in 1859

Achard Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Joseph-André Achard, son of Guillaume and Marie-Anne Gaspard of Saint-Sulpice, Québec who married Marie-Anne Horson of Québec in 1760

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Contemporary Notables of the name Achard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Achard (post 1700)



  • Anton Emil Achard (1889-1944), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927-30; Member of Michigan State Senate 28th District, 1929-30; Chair of Clare County Republican Party, 1929-32
  • Michel Jacques François Achard, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Marcel Achard (1899-1974), French playwright
  • Louis Amédée Achard (1814-1876), French novelist
  • Emile Achard (1860-1944), French physician
  • Franz Karl Achard (1753-1821), Swiss chemist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Achard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Achard Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 August 2016 at 14:43.

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