Eichel Family History

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Eichel Name Meaning

German: topographic name of uncertain origin, possibly related to modern German Eichel ‘acorn’. German: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an acorn. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 1.

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


Similar surnames: Sichel, Eichen, Eicher, Reichel, Teicher, Kachel, Bickel, Pickel

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Eichel Family Origin

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Eichel Family Occupations

What did your Eichel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eichel. 15% of Eichel men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Eichel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eichel were Farmer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%

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

Eichel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eichel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichel 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Eichel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Eichel. For the veterans among your Eichel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichel Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eichel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eichel in 1962 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

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