Origins Available: English, German, Scottish
personal name composed of the elements "agi" meaning "edge" or "point," and "hard," meaning "brave" or "strong."
Early Origins of the Eckard family
Saxony, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.
Early History of the Eckard family
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Eckard Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckhardt, Eckert, Ekert, Eckheart, Eckart, Eckhart, Eckhard, Eckard, Eccard and many more.
Early Notables of the Eckard family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eckard family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Conrad Henrich Eckhard, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Gottfried Eckhard, age 23; arrived in Canada in 1783; Charles Frederick Eckhardt settled in Philadelphia in 1821.
Contemporary Notables of the name Eckard (post 1700)
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