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Eklund Early Origins



The surname Eklund was 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.

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Eklund Spelling Variations


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Eklund Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eklun, Eklin, Ecklin, Eklund, Ecklun, Eklen and many more.

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Eklund Early History


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Eklund Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eklund research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eklund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eklund Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eklund Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eklund 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 were:

Eklund Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C. J. Eklund, who settled in New Orleans in 1843
  • Carl G Eklund, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • C. A. Eklund, who arrived in Illinois in 1872
  • Alfred Eklund, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1886
  • Carl Eklund, who came to Colorado in 1891
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eklund (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eklund (post 1700)



  • Greg Eklund (b. 1970), American drummer from Jacksonville, Florida
  • Gordon Eklund (b. 1945), Nebula Award-winning, American science fiction author
  • Richard "Dicky" Eklund Jr. (b. 1957), is an American former professional boxer in the Welterweight division
  • Brian Eklund (b. 1980), retired American hockey player from Braintree, MA
  • Jason Eklund, American singer, songwriter, harmonica player, pianist, guitarist and banjo player
  • Jakob Eklund (b. 1962), Swedish film, television and stage actor
  • Fredrik Eklund (b. 1977), Swedish-born, New York City real estate broker
  • Michael Eklund, Canadian two-time Leo Award winning actor
  • Hans Eklund (b. 1969), Swedish football manager, and former football player
  • Johan Eklund (b. 1984), Swedish footballer
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Eklund Historic Events


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Eklund Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Hans Linus Eklund (d. 1912), aged 16, Swedish Third Class passenger from KarbergKĺrberg, Örebro who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eklund Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eklund 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 14 February 2014 at 09:58.

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