Eggebrecht History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Eggebrecht is of Germanic origin. The name means "son of Eggebrecht," and was originally a medieval personal name, derived from the Old Germanic words "agil," meaning "sharp edge," and "berht," meaning "shining."

Early Origins of the Eggebrecht family

The surname Eggebrecht was first found in the North Sea region of Germany, where Eggebrecht was a very popular first name in this region during the early Middle Ages; it is therefore likely that the surname first emerged in this area as well. The young Eggebrecht family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Germany society.

Important Dates for the Eggebrecht family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eggebrecht research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1580, 1607, 1639, and 1664 are included under the topic Early Eggebrecht History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eggebrecht Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eggebrecht, Ebbrecht, Ebrecht, Ebright, Ehebrecht, Ebreck, Eggebreck, Egbert and many more.

Early Notables of the Eggebrecht family (pre 1700)

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eggebrecht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eggebrecht migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eggebrecht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Marie Eggebrecht, aged 61, who landed in New York, NY in 1874 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Eggebrecht (post 1700)

  • Echo Eggebrecht (b. 1977), American painter
  • Julian Eggebrecht, American video game developer, former creative director of Factor 5
  • Axel Constantin August Eggebrecht (1899-1991), German journalist and writer, posthumous eponym of the Axel Eggebrecht Prize
  • Renate Eggebrecht (b. 1944), German violinist and record producer
  • Axel Eggebrecht (b. 1899), famous German writer

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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