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Ackerson - Eckerson; same family name?

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Ackerson - Eckerson; same family name?

Posted: 1232476707000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ackerson/Eckerson
Okay, I hate to look like an idiot, but I don't understand. Is Ackerson and Eckerson the same family name, where different branches of the family just used one or the other? One family of my ancestors went between Sexton and Saxton, and I do understand that did occur. I have an Ackerson who married a Sexton (listed as 'Saxon' in the marriage records for Bergen County) in my family tree. It's possible that I also have an Eckerson somewhat related (married to the sister of my GG grandmother). So I'm thinking that perhaps the two men were cousins? The marriages took place within a 5-year time span.
More than one of my branches was Dutch; they centered in or around Bergen County. So which name came to America first, Ackerson or Eckerson? Does anyone know when the name started going between the two versions? I just need a place to start (beyond looking in New York as well as New Jersey)my search; any pointers is appreciated.
Thanks.
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KathleenMille... 1232476707000 
aaackerson 1241391591000 
KathleenMille... 1241406316000 
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RexAckerson80 1242852800000 
KathleenMille... 1242864324000 
Kathy Caprio ... 1283635847000 
Robert Eckers... 1440362083000 
Kathy Caprio ... 1440369825000 
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