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Biehl Family History

Biehl Name Meaning
from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets.in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl (see Buehl).habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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

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1,459 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Biehl Families

  • Number of Biehl families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Biehl families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Biehl last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Biehl Family Origin

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Biehl Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Biehl

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Biehl Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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