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

Eckart Early Origins



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.

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Eckart Spelling Variations


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Eckart Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckhardt, Eckert, Ekert, Eckheart, Eckart, Eckhart, Eckhard, Eckard, Eccard and many more.

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Eckart Early History


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Eckart Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckart research. Another 208 words (15 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.

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Eckart Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckart Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckart Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Johan Jacob Eckart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Georg Adam Eckart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Adam Eckart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Jonathan Eckart, who arrived in New York in 1769
  • ... (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
  • Sebastian Eckart, who landed in America in 1831
  • Jacob Eckart, aged 37, arrived in Missouri in 1841
  • John Eckart, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • William Eckart, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eckart (post 1700)


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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
  • Gabriele Eckart (b. 1954), German author
  • Anselm Eckart (1721-1809), German Jesuit missionary
  • Dietrich Eckart (1868-1923), German journalist and politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eckart Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckart 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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