Eichhorn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Eichhorn family

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.

Important Dates for the Eichhorn family

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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.

Early Notables of the Eichhorn family (pre 1700)

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Eichhorn migration to the United States

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 [1]
  • Jung Mattdeis Eichhorn, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [1]
  • Matheus Eichhorn, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [1]
  • Jakobhi Eichhorn, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [1]
  • Michael Eichhorn, who landed in New England in 1760 [1]
  • ... (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, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • Adam Eichhorn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1849
  • Joh Phil Eichhorn, who arrived in America in 1849 [1]
  • Adam Eichhorn, aged 30, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Augustus Eichhorn, who settled in Ohio in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Eichhorn migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eichhorn Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Alex Eichhorn, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1907

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
  • Erika Eichhorn Bourguignon (1924-2015), American anthropologist known for her work on possession trance and other altered states of consciousness

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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