Eichelberg Family History

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Eichelberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places, notably one southeast of Heidelberg, named from Middle High German eichel ‘acorn’ + berc ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or topographic name for someone who lived on an oak-covered hill. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German Eichel ‘acorn’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Eichenberg, Reichenberg, Eisenberg, Lichtenberg, Holberg, Winterberg

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Eichelberg Family Origin

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Eichelberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eichelberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Eichelberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eichelberg family was Works In Shingle Mill. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eichelberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works In Shingle Mill


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Eichelberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eichelberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichelberg 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Eichelberg. 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 421 military records available for the last name Eichelberg. For the veterans among your Eichelberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichelberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Eichelberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eichelberg in 1959 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

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