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Eichhorst Family History

Eichhorst Name Meaning
North German: from German Eiche ‘oak’ (probably standardized from Middle Low German eke) + Middle Low German horst ‘brushy area’; a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of oak scrubland, or a habitational name from any of several northeastern German places so named, for example in Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

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

10,119 Historical Documents with Eichhorst on Ancestry.com
3,205 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
411 Military Records
574 Immigration Records
1,677 Census and Voter Lists
4,252 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eichhorst Families

  • Number of Eichhorst families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eichhorst families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eichhorst last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Eichhorst Family Origin

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Eichhorst Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Eichhorst

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Eichhorst Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Eichhorst Civil War Service Records

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