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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 spelling of Bickell.

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


Similar surnames: Pickel, Bicker, Buckel, Bick, Brickel, Nickel, Sickel, Birkel, Mickel

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Bickel Family Origin

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Bickel Family Occupations

What did your Bickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bickel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bickel. The most common Bickel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bickel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Bickel Historical Records

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Bickel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bickel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Bickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bickel in 1944 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

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