Eccles Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from places near Manchester, in Berwickshire Dumfriesshire, and elsewhere, all named from the British word that lies behind Welsh eglwys ‘church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklesia ‘gathering’, ‘assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian communities.

List of People with Surname Eccles

As far as we found, there are a total of 2,201 people with the surname Eccles. Among these people surnamed Eccles, there are around 303 different names, with an average of 7 people sharing the same name. John Eccles, Robert Eccles and William Eccles are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Eccles, with 60, 55 and 54 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Eccles, with a total of 251 people, and there are a total of 138 different names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Eccles, with a total of 151 people and an average of 96 different names.