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Eichel Family History

Eichel Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from Eichel in Baden. German: topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of an acorn. Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Eichel family from?

You can see how Eichel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eichel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eichel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Eichel family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Eichel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eichel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eichel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA 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 Housewife. .

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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

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

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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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