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Eckett Early Origins



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.

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Eckett Spelling Variations


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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.

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Eckett Early History


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Eckett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckett research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1670, 1730, 1678, 1707 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Eckett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eckett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckett Early Notables (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...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckett 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:

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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. 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.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Eckett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckett 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 27 August 2014 at 09:06.

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