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Eickholt Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived near or owned an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + holt ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Bockholt, Eichholz, Eickhoff, Eckhoff, Eichhorst, Eichert, Eichhorn

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Eickholt Family Origin

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Eickholt Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eickholt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Eickholt's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eickholt.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Eickholt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eickholt Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eickholt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Eickholt in 1962 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eickholt 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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