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 1880, the most common Eigen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Eigen's were Farmers. Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eigen.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Hotel Keeper

    33%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Eigen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

Famous Eigen Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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