Origins Available: English, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon surname Echart came from the Old French personal names Achart and Aquart.
Early Origins of the Echart family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Echart family
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Echart Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Echart has been recorded under many different variations, including Hatchard, Hachard, Atchard, Achard and others.
Early Notables of the Echart family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Echart family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Echart or a variant listed above:
Echart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Echart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Echart Family Crest Products