Eder Name Meaning

South German (also common in the Czech lands): topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of bare, uncultivated land, from Middle High German (o)ed(e) ‘wasteland’. It may also be a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Eber, Eden, Reder, Eger, Edel, Oder, Ader, Feder, Leder, Deger

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Eder Family Origin

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Eder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

In 1880, the most common Eder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Eder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eder family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eder.

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Eder Historical Records

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Eder Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Eder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eder in 1941 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eder

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