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Eichorn Early Origins



The surname Eichorn 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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Eichorn Spelling Variations


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Eichorn 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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Eichorn Early History


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Eichorn Early History



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

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Eichorn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eichorn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Eichorn 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:

Eichorn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John M. Eichorn, who settled in Philadelphia in 1840
  • Apollonia Eichorn, who arrived in North America in 1857
  • Christian Eichorn, who setted in Wisconsin in 1858
  • David Eichorn, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1866
  • Thomas Eichorn, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Dania" from Hamburg via Havre [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TS-XM4 : 6 December 2014), Thomas Eichorn, 30 May 1892; citing departure port Hamburg via Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Dania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Eichorn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Eichorn, aged 36, who arrived in City Island, New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Fort Victoria" from Hamilton, Bermuda [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-NWP : 6 December 2014), Frank Eichorn, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port City Island, NY, ship name Fort Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Alice Eichorn, aged 28, who arrived in City Island, New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Fort Victoria" from Hamilton, Bermuda [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-NW5 : 6 December 2014), Alice Eichorn, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port City Island, NY, ship name Fort Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eichorn (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eichorn (post 1700)



  • Martin Eichorn, German settler who owned a general store with a post office in what would later become known as Eichorn, Illinois
  • Jules Marquard Eichorn (1912-2000), American mountaineer, environmentalist, and music teacher

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TS-XM4 : 6 December 2014), Thomas Eichorn, 30 May 1892; citing departure port Hamburg via Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Dania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-NWP : 6 December 2014), Frank Eichorn, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port City Island, NY, ship name Fort Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6JF-NW5 : 6 December 2014), Alice Eichorn, 07 Jul 1921; citing departure port Hamilton, Bermuda, arrival port City Island, NY, ship name Fort Victoria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Eichorn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eichorn 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.

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