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Eirich Family History

Eirich Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Agarich, composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + rih ‘powerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Weirich, Hedrich, Weinrich, Erich, Heidrich, Heinrich, Ehrich, Ulrich

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Where is the Eirich family from?

You can see how Eirich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eirich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Eirich families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Eirich families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Eirich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eirich families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eirich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eirich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Office Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eirich. 18% of Eirich men worked as a Salesman.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Painter
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Office Worker
    100%
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What Eirich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eirich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eirich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 932 immigration records available for the last name Eirich. 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 Cards

There are 920 military records available for the last name Eirich. For the veterans among your Eirich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eirich lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eirich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eirich in 1949 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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