Eitzen Family History

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Eitzen Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places in Hannover province named Eitzen or Eitzum. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with agi ‘point (of a sword)’, ‘corner’ (Old High German ecka).

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


Similar surnames: Eitel, Itzen, Neitzel, Reitzel, Eichen, Eiben, Matzen, Weitzel

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Eitzen Family Origin

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Eitzen Family Occupations

What did your Eitzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eitzen. 30% of Eitzen men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Eitzen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eitzen were Salesman and Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Attendant
    5%

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

Eitzen Historical Records

What Eitzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eitzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eitzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Eitzen

Passenger List

There are 670 immigration records available for the last name Eitzen. 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 305 military records available for the last name Eitzen. For the veterans among your Eitzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eitzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eitzen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eitzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eitzen in 1956 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eitzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eitzen 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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