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Multiple Origins for the Surname Eckhoff


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Eckhoff Early Origins



The surname Eckhoff was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Eckhoff Spelling Variations


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Eckhoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eichhorn, Eeckhorn, Eckhorn, Eckhorne, Ekhorn, Eickhorn, Eickehorn, Eickhorne, Echhorn and many more.

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Eckhoff Early History


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Eckhoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eckhoff research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eckhoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eckhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eckhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eckhoff 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:

Eckhoff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christ Cath Eckhoff, aged 16, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1787

Eckhoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Eckhoff, aged 33, landed in Missouri in 1840
  • John Frederick William Eckhoff, who landed in New York in 1847
  • Johann Eckhoff, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • A. H. Eckhoff, who settled in New York, NY in 1854
  • Andreas B. Eckhoff, who came to Illinois in 1856
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Eckhoff Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eckhoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eckhoff 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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