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Eisenhardt Name Meaning

German: from the Middle High German personal name Isenhard, composed of the elements isen ‘iron’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German eisenhart ‘as strong as iron’.

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


Similar surnames: Reinhardt, Eberhardt, Meinhardt, Eisenhauer, Engelhardt, Eisenbach

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Where is the Eisenhardt family from?

You can see how Eisenhardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eisenhardt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eisenhardt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Eisenhardt families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 26% of all the recorded Eisenhardt's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eisenhardt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eisenhardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eisenhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eisenhardt. 20% of Eisenhardt men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Eisenhardt women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eisenhardt were Farmer and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisenhardt. 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 Eisenhardt. For the veterans among your Eisenhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eisenhardt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Eisenhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Eisenhardt in 1950 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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