Piehl Family History

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Piehl Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Pihl. German: Low German form of Pfeil, or a variant of Piel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Pihl, Kiehl, Piel, Biehl, Pehl, Diehl, Kiehn, Wiehl, Piepho, Ziehl

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Piehl Family Origin

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Piehl Family Occupations

What did your Piehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Lumberman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Piehl. 38% of Piehl men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Piehl women worked as a Lumberman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piehl were Minister and S Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Ford Agent
    13%
  • Minister
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Lumberman
    50%
  • S Teacher
    50%

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

Piehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Piehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piehl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Piehl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Piehl. For the veterans among your Piehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Piehl lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Piehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Piehl in 1958 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piehl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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