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Eyrich Family History

Eyrich Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Eirich.

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


Similar surnames: Eurich, Weyrich, Ehrich, Burich, Emerich, Emrich, Hedrich, Detrich

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Where is the Eyrich family from?

You can see how Eyrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eyrich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eyrich families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 91 Eyrich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 62% of all the recorded Eyrich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Eyrich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eyrich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eyrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Opr were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eyrich. 27% of Eyrich men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Eyrich women worked as a Machine Opr. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eyrich were Clerk 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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Opr
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eyrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyrich 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Eyrich. 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 Eyrich. For the veterans among your Eyrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eyrich lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Eyrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Eyrich in 1946 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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