Eicher Family History

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Eicher Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by an oak tree, or habitational name for someone from a place called Eiche or Eichen. See Eich. South German: occupational name for a person who checked weights and measures against official specifications, from Middle High German icher.

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

Similar surnames: Keicher, Eichert, Eichel, Reicher, Eichen, Weiher, Leicher, Wicker

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Eicher Family Origin

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Eicher Family Occupations

What did your Eicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eicher. 24% of Eicher men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Eicher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eicher were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid

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

Eicher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Eicher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eicher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eicher. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Eicher. For the veterans among your Eicher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eicher Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Eicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eicher in 1953 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

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