. Most of these were compound names containing the "Eiche" roots, which means "oak."
, where since medieval times the name Eich was closely associated with the district's most dynamic historical developments. Being prominent in social affairs, the family formed alliances with other distinguished families during the turbulent events of the
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of this family name include: Eicha, Eiche, Eichel, Eicke, Eike, Eick, Eicke, Eke, Eych, Eyck, Aich, Aick, Eichell, Eychel, Eychell, Eickel, Eichels, Eickell, Eikkel and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hendrick Eyck, who settled in New Netherlands
in 1660; Coenraut Ten Eyck, who settled in New York in 1664; Nickel Eich, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749.