Eisen Family History
Eisen Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith or an ironmonger from Middle High German īsen ‘iron’ German Eisen Yiddish ayzn. It may also have been used as a nickname with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color while as a Jewish name it is also an artificial name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press