Eichel Family History

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Eichel Name Meaning

German: topographic name of uncertain origin, possibly related to modern German Eichel ‘acorn’. German: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of an acorn. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 1.

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

Similar surnames: Sichel, Eichen, Eicher, Reichel, Teicher, Kachel, Bickel, Pickel

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Eichel Family Origin

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Eichel Family Occupations

What did your Eichel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichel. The most common Eichel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Eichel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eichel family was Boot & Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Boot & Shoe Maker


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Eichel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Eichel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eichel 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Eichel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Eichel. For the veterans among your Eichel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eichel Life Expectancy

What is the average Eichel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eichel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eichel in 1962 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eichel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eichel 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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