Eklund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Eklund family

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.

Early History of the Eklund family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eklund research. Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eklund History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Eklund Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Eklund family (pre 1700)

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United States Eklund migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • C. A. Eklund, who arrived in Illinois in 1872
  • Alfred Eklund, who settled in Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1886
  • Carl Eklund, who settled in Colorado in 1891
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Eklund (post 1700) +

  • Richard "Dicky" Eklund Jr. (b. 1957), American former professional boxer in the Welterweight division
  • Greg Eklund (b. 1970), American drummer from Jacksonville, Florida
  • Gordon Eklund (b. 1945), Nebula Award-winning, American science fiction author
  • 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.)

RMS Titanic
  • Mr. Hans Linus Eklund (d. 1912), aged 16, Swedish Third Class passenger from KarbergKårberg, Örebro who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [2]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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