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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, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pierre Achard, aged 30, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Achard, who 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, who settled in San Francisco in 1850
  • Elmund Achard, who arrived in Arkansas in 1859 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. 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.

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