Fiegel Family History
Fiegel Name Meaning
German:: metonymic occupational name for a fiddler from the dialect word figele ‘fiddle violin’ (from Late Latin figella). diminutive of Fiege . from a pet form of the personal name Vigil Latin Vigilius. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Fickel and Figel .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press