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Dietl Family History

Dietl Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of various personal names formed with Diet (ancient Germanic theud ‘people race’) as for example Dietrich + the South German diminutive suffix -(e)l.

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


Similar surnames: Diehl, Diesel, Dietz, Dietel, Dietlin, Dies, Tietz, Deetz, Dial

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Where is the Dietl family from?

You can see how Dietl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dietl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dietl families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Dietl families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Dietl's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dietl families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dietl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dietl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dietl. 34% of Dietl men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Dietl women worked as a 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
    34%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dietl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dietl 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 592 immigration records available for the last name Dietl. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dietl. For the veterans among your Dietl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dietl lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dietl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dietl in 1956 was 58, and 89 in 2004.

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