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Eisenbach Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the several places so named, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + bach ‘stream’. As a Jewish name it is sometimes ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Meisenbach, Weidenbach, Eisenach, Reichenbach, Weisenbach, Eisenberg

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Where is the Eisenbach family from?

You can see how Eisenbach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eisenbach family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eisenbach families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 39 Eisenbach families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Eisenbach's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eisenbach families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eisenbach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eisenbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eisenbach. 25% of Eisenbach men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Eisenbach women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eisenbach were Farmer and Saleslady.

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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
    25%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Tinner
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eisenbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eisenbach 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisenbach. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eisenbach. For the veterans among your Eisenbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eisenbach lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Eisenbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Eisenbach in 1958 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

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