Fiegel Family History

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Fiegel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a fiddler, from the dialect word figele ‘fiddle’, ‘violin’ (from Late Latin figella). diminutive of Fiege, a variant of Füge, from Middle High German vüege ‘skillful’, ‘adroit’. nickname from a dialect form of Middle High German viol ‘violet’. Compare Feigel.

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Diegel, Riegel, Fieger, Ziegel, Biegel, Flegel, Fegely

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Fiegel Family Origin

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Fiegel Family Occupations

What did your Fiegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fiegel. 20% of Fiegel men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Fiegel women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fiegel were Carpenter and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Barber
    3%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Servant
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fiegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fiegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiegel 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Fiegel. 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 576 military records available for the last name Fiegel. For the veterans among your Fiegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiegel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fiegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fiegel in 1948 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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