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Multiple Origins for the Surname Eichhorn


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Eichhorn Early Origins



The surname Eichhorn was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Eichhorn Spelling Variations


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Eichhorn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eichhorn, Eeckhorn, Eckhorn, Eckhorne, Ekhorn, Eickhorn, Eickehorn, Eickhorne, Echhorn and many more.

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Eichhorn Early History


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Eichhorn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eichhorn research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eichhorn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eichhorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eichhorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eichhorn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eichhorn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Eichhorn, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Jung Mattdeis Eichhorn, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751
  • Matheus Eichhorn, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751
  • Jakobhi Eichhorn, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751
  • Michael Eichhorn, who landed in New England in 1760
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Eichhorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Eichhorn, aged 32, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Adam Eichhorn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1849
  • Joh Phil Eichhorn, who arrived in America in 1849
  • Adam Eichhorn, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Augustus Eichhorn, who settled in Ohio in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Eichhorn Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Alex Eichhorn, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eichhorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eichhorn (post 1700)



  • Dennis P. Eichhorn (1945-2015), American writer, awarded the Harvey Award in 1999
  • Mark Eichhorn, American baseball player
  • Kurt Eichhorn (1908-1994), German composer
  • Johann Gottfried Eichhorn (1752-1827), German theologian
  • Lisa Eichhorn (b. 1952), in Reading, Pennsylvania, movie actress

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Eichhorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eichhorn Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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