Biegel Family History

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Biegel Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living on or by a hill, from Middle High German bühel ‘hill’, ‘knoll’. topographic name for someone who lived by a curve in a street or river or in a nook, from Middle High German biegel ‘nook’, ‘curve’.

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

Similar surnames: Liegel, Riegel, Fiegel, Siegel, Briegel, Bingel, Ziegel, Bieger

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Biegel Family Origin

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Biegel Family Occupations

What did your Biegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Biegel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Biegel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Biegel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biegel.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Brewer

  • Carpenter


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Biegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Biegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biegel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 785 immigration records available for the last name Biegel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Biegel. For the veterans among your Biegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biegel Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Biegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Biegel in 1958 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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