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

Eckfoithey Early Origins



The surname Eckfoithey 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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Eckfoithey Spelling Variations


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Eckfoithey Spelling Variations



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

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Eckfoithey Early History


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Eckfoithey Early History



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

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Eckfoithey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckfoithey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eckfoithey 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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Eckfoithey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckfoithey 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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