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This interesting name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century personal name Eastmund, a compound of the element "east" meaning "grace", plus "mund", protection. The name is first recorded as Estmunt in the Domesday Book of 1086 for Suffolk. One, Ricardus filius (son of) Estmund appears in the 1195 "Pipe Rolls of Essex". The surname emerges in the early half of the 13th Century, (see below). A John Eastmunde is recorded in the 1277, "Assize Court Rolls of Somerset" and an Alan Esmund in the 1285 "Fine Court Rolls of Essex".

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Billy w Culpepper

From what I've heard. My family name was Eastman. That was until a family member, in Puckett Mississippi, was hung in the early 1900s for horse thieving. Then the family changed it to Easterling. Not sure if it helps.

Andrea Eastman

I’m doing extensive history on all family surnames for my six children, my parents and myself. I just want to know more. I am Andrea Eastman, my father is Gerald Eastman and his father was Merton Eastman. Grandpa was born in 1902 in Minnesota if anyone has him on their family tree. Grandmas name was Nina Crandall Eastman and they had three children: my dad in 1941, my aunt Barbara in 1936 I believe and Ellen (don’t know her bday).

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