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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


Similar surnames: Eisen, Eitel, Eber, Iwen, Iden, Elbe, Eiden, Eiker, Eigen, Weiden

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Eiben Family Origin

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Eiben Family Occupations

What did your Eiben ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eiben ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eiben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eiben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiben census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Eiben. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eiben. For the veterans among your Eiben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eiben Life Expectancy

What is the average Eiben lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Eiben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Eiben in 1954 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eiben ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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