Bichsel Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Bicksler, Sichel, Bickel, Lichter, Buche, Wachtel, Bissell, Rachel

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Bichsel Family Origin

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Bichsel Family Occupations

What did your Bichsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bichsel. The most common Bichsel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bichsel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bichsel family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Miner

    14%

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Bichsel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bichsel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bichsel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bichsel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Bichsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bichsel in 1960 was 51, and 69 in 2004.

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