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Bichsel Family History

Bichsel Name Meaning
Swiss German: probably from Büchsel, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of small boxes or a woodworker, from a diminutive of Middle High German bühse ‘box’, from Latin buxus ‘box (tree)’.

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

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Name Distribution of Bichsel Families

  • Number of Bichsel families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bichsel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bichsel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bichsel Family Origin

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Bichsel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bichsel

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Bichsel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bichsel Civil War Service Records

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