Eisenhower (name)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Eisenhower is a surname derived from the German word Eisenhauer, meaning "iron hewer"[1]

Notable people who have borne the name are

  • Edgar N. Eisenhower (1889–1971), American lawyer, brother of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969), five-star general and 34th President of the United States
  • Mamie Eisenhower (1896–1979), wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Earl D. Eisenhower (1898–1968), American electrical engineer and politician, brother of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Milton S. Eisenhower (1899–1985), American University President, brother of President Dwight D. Eisenhower

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hodges, Flavia. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press.