× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


Elkin Early Origins



The surname Elkin was first found in Oxfordshire where Elekin (without surname) was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
[2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Feet of Fines for Essex listed John Elekyn there in 1310 and later Thomas Elkyns was listed in Oxfordshire in 1447. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Close

Elkin Spelling Variations


Expand

Elkin Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Elkin include Elkins, Elkyns, Ellkins, Ellkens, Elkens, Elekins, Elekins, Elekyns, Elkin and many more.

Close

Elkin Early History


Expand

Elkin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elkin research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1447, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Elkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Elkin Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Elkin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Elkin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Elkin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Elkin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • David Elkin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • John Elkin, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
  • Robert Elkin, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
  • William Elkin, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866

Elkin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Elkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoenix" in 1860
  • Jane Elkin, aged 36, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rodney" in 1875

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Elkin (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Elkin (post 1700)



  • William Louis Elkin (1855-1933), American astronomer, awarded the Lalande Prize in 1908
  • Carrie Elkin (b. 1974), American folk/country singer and musician
  • Stanley Lawrence Elkin (1930-1995), American Jewish novelist, short story writer, and essayist
  • Luther V. Elkin, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1978
  • Jacob Elkin, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 21st District, 1933; Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1935, 1936, 1937
  • Fielding Clay Elkin, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Lexington, Kentucky, 1898-1905
  • Craig Elkin, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Stanley Lawrence Elkin (b. 1930), American author
  • Roger Elkin, English award-winning poet
  • Adolphus Peter "A. P." Elkin CMG (1891-1979), Australian Anglican clergyman and influential anthropologist

Close

Elkin Family Crest Products


Expand

Elkin Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  11. ...

The Elkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Elkin 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 16 October 2016 at 03:04.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest