Echarte History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The history of the Echarte name began with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the Old French personal names Achart and Aquart.
Early Origins of the Echarte family
The surname Echarte was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Important Dates for the Echarte family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Echarte research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1154, 1189, 1273, 1379, 1787, 1636, 1697, 1679 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Echarte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Echarte Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Echarte family name include Hatchard, Hachard, Atchard, Achard and others.
Early Notables of the Echarte family (pre 1700)
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Echarte migration to the United States
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Echarte surname or a spelling variation of the name include :
Echarte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- M Echarte, aged 25, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1827 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)