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Eckardt is a name that dates far back into the mists of early British history to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes. It is derived from the Old French personal names Achart and Aquart.

Eckardt Early Origins



The surname Eckardt was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Eckardt Spelling Variations


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Eckardt Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Eckardt are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Eckardt include: Hatchard, Hachard, Atchard, Achard and others.

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Eckardt Early History


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Eckardt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckardt research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1154, 1189, 1273, 1379, 1787, 1636, 1697, 1679 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Eckardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eckardt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckardt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckardt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Eckardt or a variant listed above:

Eckardt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Niclaus Eckardt, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Jeremias Eckardt, who arrived in America in 1754
  • Hans Eckardt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761

Eckardt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Eckardt, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1820
  • Anton Eckardt, who arrived in Rio Grande (do Sul), Brazil in 1850
  • C G Eckardt, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Johann Georg Thedor Eckardt, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Karl Julius Eckardt, who landed in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eckardt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eckardt (post 1700)



  • Adelaide C. Eckardt (b. 1943), American politician, Member of the Maryland House of Delegates (1995-)
  • Adelaide C. Eckardt (b. 1943), American Republican politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates District 37-B; Elected 1998; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2004
  • Katrin Dagmar Göring- Eckardt (b. 1966), German politician from the German Green Party
  • René Eckardt (b. 1990), German football midfielder

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Eckardt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckardt Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2015 at 10:43.

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