Eickmeyer Family History

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Eickmeyer Name Meaning

North German: compound of Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + Meyer, hence a distinguishing name for a tenant farmer who lived by an oak wood.

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


Similar surnames: Dickmeyer, Brinkmeyer, Brockmeyer, Tiemeyer, Wittmeyer, Kiffmeyer

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Eickmeyer Family Origin

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Eickmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Eickmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eickmeyer family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Farming and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eickmeyer. The most common Eickmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Eickmeyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Wagon Maker

    14%

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Eickmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eickmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eickmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eickmeyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eickmeyer. For the veterans among your Eickmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eickmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Eickmeyer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Eickmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Eickmeyer in 1955 was 61, and 68 in 2004.

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