Eisner Family History

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Eisner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an ironworker, smith, or ironmonger, from an agent derivative of Middle High German isen and German Eisen ‘iron’ (see Eisen).

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

Similar surnames: Reisner, Eigner, Beisner, Risner, Weisner, Weisser, Eiser, Kasner

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Eisner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eisner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eisner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Eisner Family Origin

Where is the Eisner family from?

Eisner Family Occupations

What did your Eisner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eisner family was Keeping House. The most common Eisner occupation in the USA was Butcher. 9% of Eisner's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eisner.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Huckster

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eisner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eisner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Eisner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eisner 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Eisner. For the veterans among your Eisner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eisner Life Expectancy

What is the average Eisner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eisner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eisner in 1949 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eisner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eisner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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