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Early Origins of the Eichler family

The surname Eichler was first found in Silesia and Lusatia, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the family branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs.

Early History of the Eichler family

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Eichler Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eichler, Eichel, Eicher, Eichert, Eicheler, Eichell, Eickel, Eicker, Aichel, Aichler, Aicheler, Aychler and many more.

Early Notables of the Eichler family

Notables of the period with the surname Eichler were

  • Anton Eichler, a close relative of the von Auritz line, who was awarded a title of nobility in 1757 in reward for 35 years of service as major of the infantry of Baron Sincére of Austria

Eichler Ranking

In the United States, the name Eichler is the 8,940th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Eichler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Eichler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Abraham Eichler, who arrived in South Carolina in 1748 [2]
  • Simon Eichler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [2]
  • Hironimus Eichler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [2]
  • Aug Sigfried Eichler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [2]
  • A. Sigfried Eichler, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754
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Eichler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jos Eichler, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [2]
  • George Eichler, aged 28, who arrived in Missouri in 1840 [2]
  • Mrs. Eichler, who landed in America in 1845 [2]
  • Wilhelm Eichler and his wife D. Stubberg settled with their 5 children in Texas in 1846
  • Gottlob Eichler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Eichler (post 1700) +

  • Alan Eichler (b. 1944), American theatrical producer, talent manager and press agent
  • Joseph Eichler (1900-1974), American real estate developer
  • Adolf Wilhelm Eichler (1869-1911), German civil architect
  • Richard Karl Eichler (1903-1943), German Oberst in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Markus Eichler (b. 1982), German professional road bicycle racer
  • Willi Eichler (1896-1971), German journalist and politician
  • Martin Eichler (1912-1992), German number theorist, developer of the Eichler Order and the Eichler cohomology
  • August Wilhelm Eichler (1839-1887), German botanist, developer of the Eichler System
  • Rodolfo José Fischer Eichler (1944-2020), nicknamed Lobo, an Argentine international association football player who won three championships
  • Fritz Eichler (1887-1971), Austrian archaeologist
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  • Rudi Eichler (1915-1941), German Mechanikersmaat (A) who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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)
  3. Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from on Facebook