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Eichhorn Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’. German: from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 2.

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


Similar surnames: Eichholz, Eichhorst, Einhorn, Eicher, Eichert, Eichen, Hirschhorn

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Eichhorn Family Origin

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Eichhorn Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Eichhorn occupation in the UK was Coppersmith. 100% of Eichhorn's were Coppersmiths.

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Eichhorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Eichhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Eichhorn in 1953 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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