Biehl Name Meaning

from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets. in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl (see Buehl). habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Kiehl, Biehle, Buehl, Wiehl, Biel, Behl, Bihl, Riehl, Biehn, Stiehl

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Biehl Family Origin

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Biehl Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Biehl family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biehl. The most common Biehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Biehl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Biehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Biehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Biehl in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

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