Eichhorn Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on or near an oak-covered promontory, from Middle High German eich(e) ‘oak’ + horn ‘horn’, ‘promontory’. German: from Middle High German eichhorn ‘squirrel’ (from Old High German eihhurno, a compound of eih ‘oak’ + urno, from the ancient Germanic and Indo-European name of the animal, which was later wrongly associated with hurno ‘horn’); probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, or alternatively a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a squirrel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of 2.

List of People with Surname Eichhorn

According to our database, there are a total of 1,772 people with the surname Eichhorn. Among these people surnamed Eichhorn, there are about 253 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who have the same name. Mary Eichhorn, Richard Eichhorn and William Eichhorn are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Eichhorn, with 36, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that Ohio has the largest number of people surnamed Eichhorn, with a total of 141 people, and there are a total of 99 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Eichhorn, with a total of 152 people and an average of 96 distinct names.