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Echardt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Echardt family


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.

Early History of the Echardt family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Echardt family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Echardt family to 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.

Migration of the Echardt family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Echardt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

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

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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.

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