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

What did your Eisenhauer ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Brewer


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Eisenhauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Eisenhauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eisenhauer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisenhauer. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Eisenhauer. For the veterans among your Eisenhauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eisenhauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Eisenhauer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eisenhauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eisenhauer in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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