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Early Origins of the Eckett family


The surname Eckett was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1219 when Simon Eckhardi held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Eckett family


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Eckett Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Eckett has been recorded under many different variations, including Eckhard, Echard, Eckert, Eckett and others.

Early Notables of the Eckett family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Laurence Echard (circa 1670-1730) son of the Rev. Thomas Echard or Eachard of Barsham, Suffolk, he was a British historian, best known for his "The...
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Migration of the Eckett family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eckett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Eckett, aged 27, a gardener, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dallam Tower" in 1875
  • Agnes Eckett, aged 27, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dallam Tower" in 1875

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