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The chronicles of the Echardt family reach back into Scottish history to an ancient tribe known as the Picts. The ancestors of the Echardt family lived in the old barony of Urquhart, which is located on Loch Ness in the county of Inverness.

Echardt Early Origins



The surname Echardt was first found in Elginshire a former county in northeastern Scotland, in the present day Scottish Council Area of Moray, where Galleroch de Urchart "who lived temp. Alexander II" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
was granted lands in Cromarty, and Inverness. He held a family seat at the Castle of Urquhart in 1214. "His descendants were "hereditary sheriffs of Cromarty." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Echardt Spelling Variations


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Echardt Spelling Variations



When the first dictionaries were invented in the last few hundred years, spelling gradually became standardized. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound. Names were often recorded under different spelling variations every time they were written. Echardt has been written Urquhart, Urquhard, Urchard, Orchard and many more.

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Echardt Early History


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Echardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Echardt research. Another 353 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1358, 1611, 1660, 1114, 1759, 1611 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Echardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Echardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Echardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Echardt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Echardt In Ireland


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Echardt In Ireland



Some of the Echardt family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Echardt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Anne Marie Echardt, aged 16, arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Christine Echardt, aged 57, landed in Quebec in 1893
  • Jacob Echardt, aged 24, arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Johanna Echardt, aged 2, landed in Quebec in 1893
  • Juliane Echardt, aged 23, arrived in Quebec in 1893

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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