Biela Family History

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Biela Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Biel. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places of Slavic origin called Biela, or from Biehla in Saxony or Bielau in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Biel, Vielma, Bielak, Belt, Piela, Bieri, Bies, Bala, Riera, Barela

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Biela Family Origin

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Biela Family Occupations

What did your Biela ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabin Maker, Farmer and Proprietor Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biela. The most common Biela occupation in the USA was Cabin Maker. 25% of Biela's were Cabin Makers. A less common occupation for the Biela family was Works In Brewery.

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  • Cabin Maker

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Proprietor Brewery

    25%
  • Works In Brewery

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Biela ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Biela Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biela 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Biela. 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 Biela. For the veterans among your Biela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biela Life Expectancy

What is the average Biela lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Biela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Biela in 1948 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biela ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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