Eickholt Family History

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Eickholt Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived near or owned an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + holt ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Bockholt, Eichholz, Eickhoff, Eckhoff, Eichhorst, Eichert, Eichhorn

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Eickholt Family Origin

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Eickholt Family Occupations

What did your Eickholt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eickholt. 29% of Eickholt men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Eickholt women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eickholt were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Assistant Supervisor
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Eickholt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eickholt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eickholt 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Eickholt. 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 351 military records available for the last name Eickholt. For the veterans among your Eickholt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eickholt Life Expectancy

What is the average Eickholt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eickholt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Eickholt in 1962 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

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