Eichler Family History

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Eichler Name Meaning

South German: variant of Eich, the -ler suffix denoting association.

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


Similar surnames: Eichner, Bichler, Eicher, Bechler, Beichler, Eisler, Eccher, Eiche

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Eichler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eichler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eichler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    33%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    11%

  • European Jewish

    6%

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Eichler Family Origin

Where is the Eichler family from?

Eichler Family Occupations

What did your Eichler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichler. A less common occupation for the Eichler family was Keeping House. The most common Eichler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Eichler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eichler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eichler Historical Records

What Eichler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Eichler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichler 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Eichler. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Eichler. For the veterans among your Eichler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichler Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Eichler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eichler in 1947 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eichler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eichler ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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