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The Strathclyde-Briton people of ancient Scotland were the first to use the name Eachensoun. The Eachensoun family lived in Berwickshire.

Early Origins of the Eachensoun family


The surname Eachensoun was first found in Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, where one of the first records of the name was Johannes filius Ade was a "custumar" of North Berwick in 1384 and later appears as John Atkynsoun in 1387. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Early History of the Eachensoun family

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Early History of the Eachensoun family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eachensoun research.
Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1408, 1563, 1552, 1558, 1580, 1634, 1621, 1628, 1580, 1634, 1000, 1611, 1638, 1629, 1685, 1657, 1657, 1655, 1701, 1695, 1699, 1695, 1688, 1748, 1727, 1748 and 1728 are included under the topic Early Eachensoun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eachensoun Spelling Variations

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Eachensoun Spelling Variations


The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Eachensoun has appeared as Acheson, Acherson, Atcherson, Aitcheson, Aitchison, Atcheson, Achison and many more.

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Early Notables of the Eachensoun family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Eachensoun family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Eachensoun family to Ireland

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Migration of the Eachensoun family to Ireland


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Migration of the Eachensoun family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Eachensoun family to the New World and Oceana


As the persecution of Clan families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: William Aitchison who settled in Colchester county, Nova Scotia in 1875; Andrew Aitchison who settled in Niagara, Lincoln county Ontario in 1852; Thomas Acheson who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798.

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The Eachensoun Motto

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The Eachensoun Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ane chast arbor
Motto Translation: One pure tree.


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  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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