Eckart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Eckart surname comes from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements "agi" meaning "edge" or "point," and "hard," meaning "brave" or "strong."

Early Origins of the Eckart family

The surname Eckart was first found in 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.

Important Dates for the Eckart family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckart research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1307, 1327, 1634, 1738, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Eckart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eckart 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 Eckart family (pre 1700)

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Eckart migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eckart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Georg Wilhelm Eckart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]
  • Johan Jacob Eckart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Georg Adam Eckart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Adam Eckart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]
  • Jonathan Eckart, who arrived in New York in 1769 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Eckart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Philipp Eckart, who landed in America in 1831 [1]
  • Sebastian Eckart, who landed in America in 1831 [1]
  • Jacob Eckart, aged 37, who arrived in Missouri in 1841 [1]
  • John Eckart, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • William Eckart, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Eckart (post 1700)

  • Dennis Edward Eckart (b. 1950), American lawyer and politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio (1983-1993)
  • Carl Henry Eckart (1902-1973), American physicist, physical oceanographer, geophysicist, and administrator who developed the Eckart conditions and co-developed the Wigner-Eckart theorem
  • Dennis Edward Eckart (b. 1950), American Democrat politician, Member of Ohio State House of Representatives, 1975-80; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1981-93 [2]
  • Gabriele Eckart (b. 1954), German author
  • Anselm Eckart (1721-1809), German Jesuit missionary
  • Dietrich Eckart (1868-1923), German journalist and politician
  • William Eckart Lehman (1821-1895), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1861-63 [3]
  • Dr. Eckart Bomsdorf, Professor of Economics at the University to Cologne, Germany
  • Eckart Kehr (1902-1933), German historian

Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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