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Eiden Family History

Eiden Name Meaning

German: relationship name from Middle High German eiden ‘son-in-law’ probably signifying the son-in-law of a person of some importance or fame.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Eidem, Eigen, Eiben, Eden, Heiden, Weiden, Eisen, Feider, Faden, Eder

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Where is the Eiden family from?

You can see how Eiden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eiden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Eiden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Eiden families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Eiden's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Eiden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eiden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eiden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eiden. 19% of Eiden men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Eiden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eiden were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eiden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eiden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 558 immigration records available for the last name Eiden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Eiden. For the veterans among your Eiden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eiden lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eiden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eiden in 1956 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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