Bihl Family History

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Bihl Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Biehl or Buehl. Danish: from Old Danish biil ‘axe’, ‘hatchet’. Compare German Biehl.

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


Similar surnames: Biel, Biehl, Buhl, Behl, Bohl, Bihm, Bick, Bahl, Pihl, Bihn

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Bihl Family Origin

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Bihl Family Occupations

What did your Bihl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bihl family was Keeps House. Laborer, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bihl. The most common Bihl occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Bihl's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeps House

    10%

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Bihl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bihl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bihl 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 Bihl. 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 Bihl. For the veterans among your Bihl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bihl Life Expectancy

What is the average Bihl lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bihl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bihl in 1950 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bihl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bihl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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