× 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


The Etchinson surname was patronymic name created from Atkin, a Middle English personal name, which was one of the many pet forms of Adam.

Etchinson Early Origins



The surname Etchinson was first found in the counties of Northumberland and Cumberland where they held a family seat from ancient times long before the Norman Conquest in 1066. The name was derived from Atkin and Adkin.

Close

Etchinson Spelling Variations


Expand

Etchinson Spelling Variations



The name Etchinson, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Atkinson, Aitkinson, Atkenson, Aitkenson, Atkington, Attkinson and many more.

Close

Etchinson Early History


Expand

Etchinson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Etchinson research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1200 and 1702 are included under the topic Early Etchinson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Etchinson Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Etchinson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Close

Etchinson In Ireland


Expand

Etchinson In Ireland



Some of the Etchinson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Etchinson family, or who bore a variation of the surname Etchinson were James Atkinson who settled in Virginia in 1635; also settling in Virginia were, Charles 1623; Edward 1635; Francis 1623; George 1635; Henry 1639; James 1635.

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Etchinson (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Etchinson (post 1700)



  • Gene E. Etchinson, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Irvington, New Jersey, 2010

Close

Motto


Expand

Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Esperance en Dieu
Motto Translation: Hope in God.


Close

Etchinson Family Crest Products


Expand

Etchinson Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Etchinson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Etchinson 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 November 2015 at 11:36.

    Sign Up

      


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