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Eisenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the several places so named, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 1.

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


Similar surnames: Weisenberg, Ehrenberg, Seidenberg, Rosenberg, Eichenberg, Ellenberg

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Where is the Eisenberg family from?

You can see how Eisenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eisenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eisenberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Eisenberg family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Eisenberg's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Eisenberg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eisenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eisenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eisenberg. 16% of Eisenberg men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Eisenberg women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eisenberg were Tailor and Housewife.

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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
    16%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Tailor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Eisenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eisenberg 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisenberg. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Eisenberg. For the veterans among your Eisenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eisenberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eisenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eisenberg in 1949 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

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