Eichberger Family History

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Eichberger Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Eichberg ‘oak hill’, from Middle High German eich(e), Middle Low German ek(e) ‘oak’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ + -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Weisberger, Leinberger, Heuberger, Buchberger, Eichelberger

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Eichberger Family Origin

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Eichberger Family Occupations

What did your Eichberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eichberger occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 40% of Eichberger's were Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Eichberger family was Teamster. Shoe Maker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichberger.

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  • Shoe Maker

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

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

Eichberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eichberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichberger 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 Eichberger. 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 Eichberger. For the veterans among your Eichberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichberger lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Eichberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Eichberger in 1967 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eichberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eichberger 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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