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Eagend History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Eagend name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Eagend is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Edward. This surname was a diminutive form of Ede-kin.

Early Origins of the Eagend family


The surname Eagend was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Eagend family


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Another 303 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1300, 1321, 1327, 1066 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Eagend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eagend Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Eagend were recorded, including Eakin, Eakins, Ekins, Ekin, Eaking, Heakins and many more.

Early Notables of the Eagend family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Eagend family to Ireland


Some of the Eagend family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 141 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Eagend family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Eagend family emigrate to North America: Jonathon Eakin, a merchant from Somerset, England, who arrived in Maryland in 1685; James Eakin made his home in the same state in 1759; Robert Eakin settled in New York in 1803.

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