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Spelling variations of this family name include: Eklun, Eklin, Ecklin, Eklund, Ecklun, Eklen and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eklun research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eklun History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Eklun Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: David Ecklin, who arrived in New Castle, DE in 1755; Jean Ecklen, who arrived in America in 1817; Andrew J. Eklen, who came to New York, NY in 1833; C. J. Eklund, who settled in New Orleans in 1843.
The Eklun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eklun 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.
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