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Spelling variations of this family name include: Eichhorn, Eeckhorn, Eckhorn, Eckhorne, Ekhorn, Eickhorn, Eickehorn, Eickhorne, Echhorn and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eickhorne research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eickhorne History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Staphan Ekhorn, who came to Delaware in 1693; Anna Margaretha Eichhorn, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1764; John M. Eichorn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1840.
The Eickhorne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eickhorne 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.
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