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Eiben Family History

Eiben Name Meaning
North German: patronymic from the personal name Eibe.South German: from a Germanic personal name based on Old High German iwa ‘yew tree’, or a topographic name for someone living by a yew tree, from Middle High German eibe ‘yew’.

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

17,649 Historical Documents with Eiben on Ancestry.com
8,136 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
815 Military Records
1,505 Immigration Records
2,163 Census and Voter Lists
5,030 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eiben Families

  • Number of Eiben families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eiben families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eiben last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eiben census records

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Eiben Family Origin

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Eiben Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eiben

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Eiben Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eiben census records

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Military Service by Eiben

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