The Eickhorst surname was created from one of several place names in Germany
. Most of these were compound names containing the "Eiche" roots, which means "oak."
Early Origins of the Eickhorst family
The surname Eickhorst was first found in Germany
, where since medieval times the name Eich was closely associated with the district's most dynamic historical developments. Being prominent in social affairs, the family formed alliances with other distinguished families during the turbulent events of the feudal
Early History of the Eickhorst family
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Eickhorst Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Eicha, Eiche, Eichel, Eicke, Eike, Eick, Eicke, Eke, Eych, Eyck, Aich, Aick, Eichell, Eychel, Eychell, Eickel, Eichels, Eickell, Eikkel and many more.
Early Notables of the Eickhorst family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Eickhorst family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hendrick Eyck, who settled in New Netherlands
in 1660; Coenraut Ten Eyck, who settled in New York in 1664; Nickel Eich, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749.
Contemporary Notables of the name Eickhorst (post 1700)
- Konstanze Eickhorst (b. 1961), German pianist, member of the Linos Ensemble