Eichhorst Family History

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Eichhorst Name Meaning

North German: from German Eiche ‘oak’ (probably standardized from Middle Low German eke) + Middle Low German horst ‘brushy area’; a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of oak scrubland, or a habitational name from any of several northeastern German places so named, for example in Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Eichhorn, Eichholz, Windhorst, Eickholt, Eichert, Bockhorst, Eicher

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Eichhorst Family Origin

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Eichhorst Family Occupations

What did your Eichhorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichhorst. A less common occupation for the Eichhorst family was Laborer. The most common Eichhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Eichhorst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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Eichhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eichhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichhorst 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eichhorst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eichhorst. For the veterans among your Eichhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichhorst lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Eichhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eichhorst in 1954 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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