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Biehl Name Meaning

from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets. in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl (see Buehl). habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Kiehl, Biehle, Buehl, Wiehl, Biel, Behl, Bihl, Riehl, Biehn, Stiehl

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Biehl Family Origin

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Biehl Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Biehl family was Carpenter. The most common Biehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Biehl's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biehl.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Biehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Biehl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Biehl. For the veterans among your Biehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Biehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Biehl in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

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