Ebright History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished surname Ebright is of Germanic origin. The name means "son of Ebright," and was originally a medieval personal name, derived from the Old Germanic words "agil," meaning "sharp edge," and "berht," meaning "shining."
Early Origins of the Ebright family
The surname Ebright was first found in the North Sea region of Germany, where Ebright was a very popular first name in this region during the early Middle Ages; it is therefore likely that the surname first emerged in this area as well. The young Ebright family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Germany society.
Early History of the Ebright family
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Ebright Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Eggebrecht, Ebbrecht, Ebrecht, Ebright, Ehebrecht, Ebreck, Eggebreck, Egbert and many more.
Early Notables of the Ebright family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ebright family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Philipp Ehbrecht, a Hessian mercenary who settled in America after fighting in the Revolutionary War; Johana Ebbrecht, who sailed from Bremen to Baltimore in 1841.