Last name origins & meanings:
- Americanized spelling of German Eisenhauer.
- Hans Nikolaus Eisenhauer, the ancestor of Dwight D. Eisenhower, the
34th president of the U.S., was born about 1691 in Eiterbach in
southern Odenwald, a part of the former Electorate of the Palatinate,
in what is now Hesse. In 1741, at the age of 50, he sailed with his
wife and children from Rotterdam to America and settled in Lebanon
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