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Eichen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Eichen, for example near Siegen or Hanau in Hesse. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German eichen ‘(of) oak’, or alternatively a shortened form of any of various compound names beginning with this element (see for example Eichenbaum).

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


Similar surnames: Eichel, Eicher, Eschen, Eischen, Eisen, Reichel, Kirchen, Eitzen

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Eichen Family Origin

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Eichen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Beer Brewer

    14%
  • Shoe Bussiness

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Beer Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eichen. A less common occupation for the Eichen family was Shoe Bussiness. The most common Eichen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Eichen's were Farmers.

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Eichen Historical Records

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Eichen Life Expectancy

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