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Diesel Name Meaning

Southern German: from a pet form of Matthias (see Matthew), or any of the Germanic compound names beginning with the element theudo ‘people’, ‘race’, for example Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Giesel, Dietl, Dietel, Dies, Liedel, Siegel, Dresel, Diebel, Diegel

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Diesel Family Origin

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Diesel Family Occupations

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  • Brush Manufact.

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Glass Engineer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Diesel occupation in the USA was Brush Manufact.. 7% of Diesel's were Brush Manufact.s. Brush Manufact., Dressmaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diesel. A less common occupation for the Diesel family was Glass Engineer.

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Diesel Historical Records

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Diesel Life Expectancy

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