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Eichelberger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Eichelberg (see Eichelberg ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Eichenberger, Eichelberg, Reichenberger, Eichberger, Lichtenberger

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Where is the Eichelberger family from?

You can see how Eichelberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eichelberger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Eichelberger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Eichelberger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Eichelberger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eichelberger families in 1840.
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What did your Eichelberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eichelberger. 18% of Eichelberger men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Eichelberger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eichelberger were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Eichelberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichelberger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eichelberger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Eichelberger. For the veterans among your Eichelberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eichelberger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eichelberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Eichelberger in 1942 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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