Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Heakin is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Edward. This surname was a diminutive form of Ede-kin.
Early Origins of the Heakin family
Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Heakin family
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Heakin Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Heakin were recorded, including Eakin, Eakins, Ekins, Ekin, Eaking, Heakins and many more.
Early Notables of the Heakin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heakin family to Ireland
Some of the Heakin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Heakin family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Heakin family emigrate to North America:
Heakin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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