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Eggert is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the ancient personal name Eggar.

Eggert Early Origins



The surname Eggert was first found in Lancashire in the north of England, where they held a family seat from ancient times, but from about the 13th century moved south to Foston in Derbyshire, and Sudbury, in the same county.

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Eggert Spelling Variations


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Eggert Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Eggert has been recorded under many different variations, including Agard, Aggard, Aegard, Agart, Aggart, Egard and many more.

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Eggert Early History


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Eggert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eggert research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1613, 1701 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Eggert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eggert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eggert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eggert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eggert In Ireland


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Eggert In Ireland



Some of the Eggert family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 91 words (6 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Eggert or a variant listed above:

Eggert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Eggert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Karl Friedrich Eggert, aged 39, landed in America in 1843
  • Christ Friedrich Eggert, aged 42, landed in America in 1843
  • Dorothea Sophie Eggert, aged 40, arrived in America in 1846
  • Friedrich Eggert, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eggert (post 1700)



  • Moritz Eggert (b. 1965), German composer and pianist
  • Christian Eggert (b. 1986), German football player

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Eggert Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    11. ...

    The Eggert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eggert 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 16 September 2013 at 18:24.

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