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Eichen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Eichen, for example near Siegen or Hanau in Hesse. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German eichen ‘(of) oak’, or alternatively a shortened form of any of various compound names beginning with this element (see for example Eichenbaum).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Eichel, Eicher, Eschen, Eischen, Eisen, Reichel, Kirchen, Eitzen

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Eichen Family Origin

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Eichen Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eichen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Eichen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eichen family was Shoe Bussiness. Farmer, Laborer and Beer Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichen.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Beer Brewer

    14%
  • Shoe Bussiness

    14%

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Eichen Historical Records

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Eichen Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Eichen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Eichen in 1959 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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