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The ancient Anglo Saxon surname Adekyn came from the personal name Adam. Adekyn is a diminutive which means son of Adam.

Adekyn Early Origins



The surname Adekyn was first found in Westmorland and Northumberland where they held a family seat from ancient times, before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.

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Adekyn Spelling Variations


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Adekyn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Adkin, Atkin, Atkins, Adekin, Adekyns, Adekyn, Adkins and many more.

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Adekyn Early History


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Adekyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adekyn research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1296, 1379, and 1621 are included under the topic Early Adekyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Adekyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Adekyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Adekyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Adekyn In Ireland


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Adekyn In Ireland



Some of the Adekyn 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Adekyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Adekyn 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 January 2012 at 18:19.

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