Eigen Family History

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Eigen Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German aigen ‘own’, denoting an independent smallholder (see Eigner).

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

Similar surnames: Eisen, Eiben, Eiden, Geiger, Engel, Eggen, Bien, Weiden, Leisen

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Eigen Family Origin

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Eigen Family Occupations

What did your Eigen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eigen. 7% of Eigen men worked as a Proprietor and 18% of Eigen women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eigen were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Accountant
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Manager
  • Stenographer

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

Eigen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 839 census records available for the last name Eigen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eigen 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Eigen. 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 307 military records available for the last name Eigen. For the veterans among your Eigen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eigen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eigen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eigen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eigen in 1961 was 60, and 39 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eigen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eigen 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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