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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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  • Coppersmith

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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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