Eisenberg Family History

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Eisenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the several places so named, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 1.

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

Similar surnames: Weisenberg, Ehrenberg, Seidenberg, Rosenberg, Eichenberg, Ellenberg

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Eisenberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eisenberg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eisenberg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Eisenberg Family Origin

Where is the Eisenberg family from?

Eisenberg Family Occupations

What did your Eisenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eisenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Eisenberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eisenberg. A less common occupation for the Eisenberg family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Eisenberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Eisenberg Historical Records

What Eisenberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Eisenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eisenberg 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Eisenberg. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Eisenberg. For the veterans among your Eisenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eisenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Eisenberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eisenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Eisenberg in 1949 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eisenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eisenberg 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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