Bickel Family History
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Bickel Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick. German: nickname for a dice player, from the same word in the sense ‘die’. South German: from a pet form of Burkhart. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Bick. English: variant spelling of Bickell.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pickel, Bicker, Buckel, Bick, Brickel, Nickel, Sickel, Birkel, Mickel