Origins Available: English-Alt, English, Scottish
personal name Adam. Atkyns is a diminutive which means son of Adam.
Early Origins of the Atkyns family
Westmorland and Northumberland where they held a family seat from ancient times, before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
Early History of the Atkyns family
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Atkyns Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Adkin, Atkin, Atkins, Adekin, Adekyns, Adekyn, Adkins and many more.
Early Notables of the Atkyns family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Atkyns family to Ireland
Some of the Atkyns 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 Atkyns family to the New World and Oceana
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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