Bichsel Family History

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Bichsel Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably from Büchsel, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of small boxes or a woodworker, from a diminutive of Middle High German bühse ‘box’, from Latin buxus ‘box (tree)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bicksler, Sichel, Bickel, Lichter, Buche, Wachtel, Bissell, Rachel

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Bichsel Family Origin

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Bichsel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Miner

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Bichsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bichsel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bichsel family was Miner. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bichsel.

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Bichsel Historical Records

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Bichsel Life Expectancy

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