Eisen Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an ironworker or smith, or an ironmonger, from Middle High German isen ‘iron’, German Eisen. It may also have been used as a nickname, with reference to the strength and hardness of iron or to its color, while as a Jewish name it was also adopted as an ornamental name from modern German Eisen ‘iron’ or the Yiddish cognate ayzn.

List of People with Surname Eisen

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,845 people with the surname Eisen. Among these people surnamed Eisen, there are approximately 271 distinct names, with an average of 6 people who share the same name. Robert Eisen, Michael Eisen and Mark Eisen are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Eisen, with 46, 30 and 29 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Eisen, with a total of 255 people, and there are a total of 150 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Eisen, with a total of 269 people and an average of 144 distinct names.