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

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeps House

    10%

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

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Bihl Historical Records

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Bihl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bihl

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