Bickel Family History
Bickel Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’ hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick . German: nickname for a dice player from the same word in the sense ‘die’. South German: from a pet form of Burkhart . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Bick . English: variant of Bickell .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022