Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the Old French personal names Achart and Aquart.
Early Origins of the Aykard family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Aykard family
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Aykard Spelling Variations
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. Aykard has been recorded under many different variations, including Hatchard, Hachard, Atchard, Achard and others.
Early Notables of the Aykard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aykard family to the New World and Oceana
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 Aykard or a variant listed above: P. Achard, who sailed to Louisiana in 1719; Michael and Joseph Achard, who came to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1796; and A. Achard, who arrived in San Francisco, Cal. in 1850..
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