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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eisen

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eisen

Paul Stanley is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. He plays Ibanez, Washburn Guitars, Silvertone (instruments), B.C. Rich, Gibson Flying V, and Gibson Explorer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to present. Paul was given the name Stanley Bert Eisen on January 20th, 1952 in Manhattan, New York City, United States. Paul is also known as The Starchild".


Rich Eisen is a sports commentator and sportscaster. Rich was born on June 24th, 1969 in Brooklyn.


Zach Tyler Eisen is a voice actor avatar, voice acting, and voice actoravatar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Zach was given the name Zachary Tyler Eisen on September 25th, 1993 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.


Norman L. Eisen is a U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic and United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic. Norman was born Norman L. Eisen on November 11th, 1960 in Los Angeles.


Tripp Eisen is an industrial metal, nu metal, alternative metal, and hard rock musician. He plays Guitar. He was most prominent from 1986 to 2005. Tripp was given the name Tod Rex Salvador on June 29th, 1965 in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania. Tripp is also known as Tripp Rex Eisen and Rex Eisen.


Michael Eisen is a scientist in the fields of biology, genetics, genomics, and evolution. Michael was given the name Michael Bruce Eisen on April 13th, 1967 in Boston.


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Popularity of Eisen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eisen U.S.
  White 93.99% 64.26%
  African American 1.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eisen

People with the last name Eisen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eisen

  • How Popular is the name Eisen? Eisen is the 33,848th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eisen was the 9,621st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eisen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 121 babies born with the first name Eisen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eisen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eisen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eisen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eisen is Tuesday, March 3rd, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Eisen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eisen was in 2014 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Eisen Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eisen is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Eisen: Your name in reverse order is Nesie. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sneie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eisen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,377 people with the last name Eisen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eisen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Eisen as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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