Eiben Family History

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Eiben Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Eibe. South German: from a Germanic personal name based on Old High German iwa ‘yew tree’, or a topographic name for someone living by a yew tree, from Middle High German eibe ‘yew’.

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

Similar surnames: Eisen, Eitel, Eber, Iwen, Iden, Elbe, Eiden, Eiker, Eigen, Weiden

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Eiben Family Origin

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Eiben Family Occupations

What did your Eiben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eiben. 9% of Eiben men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Eiben women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eiben were Machinist and Anger Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress
  • Anger Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eiben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Eiben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiben 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 Eiben. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 839 military records available for the last name Eiben. For the veterans among your Eiben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eiben Life Expectancy

What is the average Eiben lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Eiben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Eiben in 1954 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eiben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eiben 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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