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Bieler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the many places in eastern Europe whose name incorporates the Slavic element bel ‘white’. German: occupational name for someone who used or made hatchets; a variant of Biehl with the addition of the agent suffix -er. German: habitational name for someone from Bielen in Thuringia from any of several places called Bielau in Silesia or Biele on the Oder river. Altered form of German Biehler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Biener, Beeler, Wieler, Biller, Bieser, Bitler, Bieber, Kieler

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Where is the Bieler family from?

You can see how Bieler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bieler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bieler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Bieler families living in Ontario. This was about 71% of all the recorded Bieler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bieler families in 1911.
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What did your Bieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bieler. 19% of Bieler men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Bieler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bieler were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bieler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bieler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bieler. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bieler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bieler in 1958 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

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