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Feigel Family History

Feigel Name Meaning
South German: variant of Feige 2.German: nickname from Middle High German viol ‘violet’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Feygl, which is from Yiddish foygl ‘bird’ (compare Vogel), a translation of the Hebrew name Tsipora (Zipporah) ‘bird’, borne by the wife of Moses.

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

13,153 Historical Documents with Feigel on Ancestry.com
5,108 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
860 Military Records
1,113 Immigration Records
2,731 Census and Voter Lists
3,341 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Feigel Families

  • Number of Feigel families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Feigel families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Feigel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Feigel census records

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Feigel Family Origin

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Feigel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Feigel

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Feigel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Feigel census records

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Feigel Civil War Service Records

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