Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the ancient personal name Eggar.
Early Origins of the Aegord family
Lancashire in the north of England, where they held a family seat from ancient times, but from about the 13th century moved south to Foston in Derbyshire, and Sudbury, in the same county.
Early History of the Aegord family
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Aegord Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Agard, Aggard, Aegard, Agart, Aggart, Egard and many more.
Early Notables of the Aegord family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aegord family to Ireland
Some of the Aegord family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Aegord family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Aegord were among those contributors: Edward Agard was one of the earliest settlers in the New World, being recorded in Virginia in the year 1640; Adam Egart settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749.
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