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Where did the English Eykyn family come from? What is the English Eykyn family crest and coat of arms? When did the Eykyn family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Eykyn family history?

The name Eykyn is tied to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of England. It comes from the baptismal name for the son of Edward. This surname was a diminutive form of Ede-kin.

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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Eykyn has undergone many spelling variations, including Eakin, Eakins, Ekins, Ekin, Eaking, Heakins and many more.

First found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eykyn research. Another 303 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1300, 1321, 1327, 1066 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Eykyn History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Eykyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the Eykyn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words(10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.

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To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Eykyn were among those contributors: Jonathon Eakin, a merchant from Somerset, England, who arrived in Maryland in 1685; James Eakin made his home in the same state in 1759; Robert Eakin settled in New York in 1803.

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The Eykyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eykyn 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.

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