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The name Ekingham came to England with the ancestors of the Ekingham family in the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Ekingham family lived at Echingham, in Sussex.

Early Origins of the Ekingham family


The surname Ekingham was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Echingham from very ancient times some say from the time of the Norman Conquest by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 A.D.

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Early History of the Ekingham family

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Early History of the Ekingham family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ekingham research.
Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1234, 1430, 1545 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Ekingham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ekingham Spelling Variations

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Ekingham Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Ekingham are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Ekingham include Echingham, Etchingham, Echington, Etchington, Ichingham, Itchingham, Itchington, Ichington, Eckingham and many more.

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Early Notables of the Ekingham family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Ekingham family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ekingham family to Ireland

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Migration of the Ekingham family to Ireland


Some of the Ekingham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ekingham family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Ekingham family to the New World and Oceana


Faced with the chaos present in England at that time, many English families looked towards the open frontiers of the New World with its opportunities to escape oppression and starvation. People migrated to North America, as well as Australia and Ireland in droves, paying exorbitant rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, but those who did see the shores of North America were welcomed with great opportunity. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America carried the name Ekingham, or a variant listed above: James Etchingham who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1860.

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