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The Ekfur surname was no doubt derived from the lands of Eckford near Kelso, Roxburghshire.

Ekfur Early Origins



The surname Ekfur was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Ekfur Spelling Variations


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Ekfur Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eckford, Eckfoord, Exford, Ecksford and others.

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Ekfur Early History


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Ekfur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ekfur research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1206, 1250, 1296 and 1358 are included under the topic Early Ekfur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ekfur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ekfur Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ekfur Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Phillip Eckford who settled in Philadelphia in 1731; Henry Eckford, who arrived in New York city in 1791; Agnes Eckford, who came to Canada in 1854; as well as William Eckford, who was recorded in the Ontario census of 1871..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Ekfur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ekfur 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 22 January 2014 at 13:20.

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