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

Eckhart Early Origins



The surname Eckhart 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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Eckhart Spelling Variations


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Eckhart 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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Eckhart Early History


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Eckhart Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckhart research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1307, 1327, 1634, 1738, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Eckhart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eckhart Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckhart Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckhart 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:

Eckhart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Wilhelm Eckhart settled in Philadelphia in 1743
  • Georg Eckhart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1774
  • Johannes Eckhart, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Eckhart Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Eckhart, aged 25, landed in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • M Eckhart, aged 27, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • John Eckhart, who arrived in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1840
  • Caspar Eckhart, who arrived in New York, NY in 1845
  • Elisabeth Marg Eckhart, aged 11, landed in America in 1853
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eckhart (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eckhart (post 1700)



  • John W. Eckhart, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908
  • George Eckhart, American politician, Supervisor of Handy Township, Michigan, 1938
  • Charles G. Eckhart, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888 (alternate), 1896, 1908 (alternate); Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910
  • Charles Eckhart, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 12th District, 1908
  • Bill Eckhart, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Chula Vista, California, 1968
  • B. A. Eckhart, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912, 1928

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eckhart Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckhart 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 17 August 2016 at 16:19.

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