Eitel Name Meaning

from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with agi ‘point (of a sword)’, ‘corner’ (Old High German ecka). nickname from Middle High German itel ‘bare’, ‘only’. In the days before surnames had begun to make their mark, bearers of common personal names would often have a second personal name as a distinguishing feature; someone who did not have a second such name could be distinguished by this fact in itself, as for example itel Hans as against Hans Joachim. The meaning ‘vain’, ‘conceited’ is comparatively late and has probably not contributed to the family name.

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


Similar surnames: Ertel, Keitel, Engel, Eitzen, Eiben, Meisel, Distel, Ettel, Tite

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Eitel Family Origin

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Eitel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eitel. A less common occupation for the Eitel family was Farming. The most common Eitel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Eitel's were Farmers.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Eitel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Eitel in 1953 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eitel

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