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Distel Name Meaning

German, North German, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of ground overgrown with thistles, or perhaps a nickname for a ‘prickly’ person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch distel ‘thistle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably in most cases an unflattering name bestowed on Jews by non-Jewish government officials in 18th- and 19th-century central Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Postel, Dautel, Eitel, Doster, Rittel, Kittel, Kisiel, Fissel, Bittel

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Distel Family Origin

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Distel Family Occupations

What did your Distel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Distel family was B. Smith. Brewer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Distel. The most common Distel occupation in the USA was Brewer. 14% of Distel's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • B. Smith

    7%

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Distel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Distel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Distel Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Distel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Distel in 1951 was 35, and 62 in 2004.

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United States

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