Brickel Family History
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Brickel Name Meaning
Americanized form of South German and Swiss German Brückel, Brückl, a topographic name for someone who lived by a small bridge, from a diminutive of Middle High German brücke ‘bridge’. South German: nickname perhaps for a stocky, squat person, related to the word Bröckel, a diminutive of Brocken ‘chunk’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press