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Derivation of our name,Eakins,and from whence it comes.

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Derivation of our name,Eakins,and from whence it comes.

Posted: 21 Mar 2005 1:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Jun 2006 2:34PM GMT
Has anyone gone back far enough to determine the origination of the name,and which country has pride of authorship? I have corresponded with Eakins' in Ireland,England and Scotland with no absolute answer. It does surely seem to be from one of those areas.
One fellow advised me that it comes from old english,and is somehow representative of those who "stripped bark",for purposes of tanning leather.
Thanks...I'm finding all this rather fascinating. My kin,to three layers back,are from Iowa,via Ohio/Indiana.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tle1eba 21 Mar 2005 8:01PM GMT 
Rebecca Akens 26 Apr 2005 1:22PM GMT 
Paul Eakins 30 Apr 2005 10:32AM GMT 
B G Eakins 28 Apr 2006 6:59PM GMT 
Paul Eakins 2 May 2006 8:50AM GMT 
Paul Eakins 20 Jan 2006 10:35AM GMT 
Paul Eakins 20 Jan 2006 11:10AM GMT 
Pathways_Past 27 Sep 2010 1:44PM GMT 
pauleakins 31 Oct 2010 8:14AM GMT 
courtneybeans 19 Jun 2012 1:33AM GMT 
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