Ekes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Ekes 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 Ekes family

The surname Ekes 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 era.

Early History of the Ekes family

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Ekes Spelling Variations

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 Ekes family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Ekes family

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.



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