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

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Biehl Family Origin

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Biehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Biehl | Data not to scale

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Biehl Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biehl

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