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Eichenbaum Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree, from Middle High German eiche ‘oak’ + boum ‘tree’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 1.

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


Similar surnames: Eichenlaub, Lindenbaum, Birnbaum, Buchsbaum, Eichenberg, Rosenbaum

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Where is the Eichenbaum family from?

You can see how Eichenbaum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eichenbaum family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eichenbaum families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Eichenbaum families living in Texas. This was about 80% of all the recorded Eichenbaum's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Eichenbaum families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eichenbaum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eichenbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eichenbaum. 40% of Eichenbaum men worked as a Salesman.

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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
    40%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Merchant
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eichenbaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichenbaum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eichenbaum. 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 229 military records available for the last name Eichenbaum. For the veterans among your Eichenbaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eichenbaum lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Eichenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Eichenbaum in 1963 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

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