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Edgeingghan is a name that came to England in the 11th century wave of migration that was set off by the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Edgeingghan family lived at Echingham, in Sussex.

Edgeingghan Early Origins



The surname Edgeingghan was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Echingham from very ancient times some say from the time of the Norman Conquest by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

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Edgeingghan Spelling Variations


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Edgeingghan Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Edgeingghan has been recorded under many different variations, including Echingham, Etchingham, Echington, Etchington, Ichingham, Itchingham, Itchington, Ichington, Eckingham and many more.

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Edgeingghan Early History


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Edgeingghan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edgeingghan research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1234, 1430, 1545 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Edgeingghan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edgeingghan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edgeingghan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Edgeingghan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edgeingghan In Ireland


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Edgeingghan In Ireland



Some of the Edgeingghan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Edgeingghans were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America: James Etchingham who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Edgeingghan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edgeingghan 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 8 April 2014 at 15:09.

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