Thiel Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: reduced form of the personal name Thietilo, an early medieval pet form of Dietrich (German), Diederik (Dutch), or from some other compound name with the same first element. Eastern German: from a short form of Sorbian Bartyl, from the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Theel, Thies, Thie, Thiem, Tafel, Thoen, Thiede, Till, Then, Thiele

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Thiel Family Origin

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Thiel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Boarding House

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Gentleman

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thiel family was Gentleman. The most common Thiel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Thiel's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thiel.

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Thiel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Thiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Thiel in 1943 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thiel

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