Anglo-Saxon name that is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Edward. This surname was a diminutive form of Ede-kin.
Early Origins of the Ekon family
Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Ekon family
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Ekon Spelling Variations
hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Ekon have been found, including Eakin, Eakins, Ekins, Ekin, Eaking, Heakins and many more.
Early Notables of the Ekon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ekon family to Ireland
Some of the Ekon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ekon family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Ekons to arrive on North American shores:
Ekon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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