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Eib Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): habitational name from any of several places called Eib or Eyb.

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


Similar surnames: Eid, Ems, Eis, Erb, Leib, Feig, Heit, Heis, Erk, Wein

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Where is the Eib family from?

You can see how Eib families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eib family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eib families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Eib families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Eib's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Eib families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eib surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eib ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eib. 29% of Eib men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Eib women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eib were Mechanic and Cook.

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Operator
    11%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Cook
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eib. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eib 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Eib. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eib. For the veterans among your Eib ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eib lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Eib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Eib in 1954 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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