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The Eckfoithay surname was no doubt derived from the lands of Eckford near Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Eckfoithay Early Origins



The surname Eckfoithay was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Eckfoithay Spelling Variations


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Eckfoithay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckford, Eckfoord, Exford, Ecksford and others.

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Eckfoithay Early History


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Eckfoithay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckfoithay research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1250, 1296 and 1358 are included under the topic Early Eckfoithay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eckfoithay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckfoithay Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eckfoithay 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 or some of its variants were: Phillip Eckford who settled in Philadelphia in 1731; Henry Eckford, who arrived in New York city in 1791; Agnes Eckford, who came to Canada in 1854; as well as William Eckford, who was recorded in the Ontario census of 1871..

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Citations


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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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. 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.
    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, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Eckfoithay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckfoithay 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 22 January 2014 at 13:20.

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