Eichenberg Family History

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Eichenberg Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German eichen ‘oaks’ + berc ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; a topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hillside, or a habitational name from a place so named near Kassel in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Eichelberg, Reichenberg, Eisenberg, Lichtenberg, Riesenberg

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Eichenberg Family Origin

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Eichenberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eichenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Eichenberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichenberg. A less common occupation for the Eichenberg family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Eichenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eichenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Eichenberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eichenberg. For the veterans among your Eichenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichenberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eichenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Eichenberg in 1956 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eichenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eichenberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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