Eisenhauer Family History

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Eisenhauer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a worker in iron, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’ (see Eisen) + houwære, a derivative of houwen ‘to cut, chop, or hew’. As a vocabulary word, this is found in west central (Palatine) Germany only; elsewhere the standard term is Schmidt. In the United States, the Eisenhauers (and bearers of the various Americanized forms of the name) are found mainly in PA.

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

Similar surnames: Reisenauer, Eisenhardt, Pfotenhauer, Dauenhauer, Eisenhut

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Eisenhauer Family Origin

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Eisenhauer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Brewer


In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eisenhauer. The most common Eisenhauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Eisenhauer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eisenhauer family was Brewer.

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Eisenhauer Historical Records

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Eisenhauer Life Expectancy

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