Eickhoff Family History

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Eickhoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived at or owned a farm or estate that was marked by oaks, from Middle Low German eke + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Eckhoff, Dieckhoff, Eickholt, Imhoff, Niehoff, Mehlhoff, Dickerhoff

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Eickhoff Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eickhoff name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eickhoff. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Germanic Europe

    25%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Norway

    6%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Eickhoff Family Origin

Where is the Eickhoff family from?

Eickhoff Family Occupations

What did your Eickhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Clk Shipping News were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eickhoff. A less common occupation for the Eickhoff family was Silk Winder. The most common Eickhoff occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Eickhoff's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Clk Shipping News

    33%
  • Silk Winder

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eickhoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eickhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Eickhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eickhoff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eickhoff. 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 Eickhoff. For the veterans among your Eickhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eickhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Eickhoff lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Eickhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eickhoff in 1946 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eickhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eickhoff 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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