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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 any of the places so named. Compare Ikenberry .

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

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

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Where is the Eichenberg family from?

You can see how Eichenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eichenberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eichenberg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Eichenberg family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Eichenberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Eichenberg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eichenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eichenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eichenberg. 19% of Eichenberg men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Eichenberg women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eichenberg were Owner and Typist. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • H Wife
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 2,000 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 Lists

There are 946 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 Cards

There are 889 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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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.

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