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Eigner Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German aigen ‘own’, a status name originally denoting a smallholder who held his land outright, rather than by rent or feudal obligation. In the Middle Ages this was sufficiently rare to be worthy of remark and was normally a special privilege granted in recognition of some exceptional service. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Eigner ‘owner’, presumably adopted as an indication of property-owning status.

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

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Eigner Family Origin

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Eigner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Capitalist

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Eigner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Eigner's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Capitalist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eigner. A less common occupation for the Eigner family was Laborer.

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Eigner Historical Records

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Eigner Life Expectancy

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Famous Eigner Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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