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Ekins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Ekins comes from the baptismal name for the son of Edward. This surname was a diminutive form of Ede-kin.

Early Origins of the Ekins family


The surname Ekins was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

Early History of the Ekins family


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Another 303 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1300, 1321, 1327, 1066 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Ekins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ekins Spelling Variations


One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Ekins has appeared include Eakin, Eakins, Ekins, Ekin, Eaking, Heakins and many more.

Early Notables of the Ekins family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ekins family to Ireland


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


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ekins Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Ekins, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Constance.htm
  • Oliver Ekins, aged 41, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Sea Park" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SEA PARK 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/seapark1852.shtml.

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Constance.htm
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SEA PARK 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/seapark1852.shtml.

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