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Diebold Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people race’ + bald bold ‘bold brave’ (see Theobald ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Debolt .

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


Similar surnames: Liebold, Wiebold, Haubold, Reinbold, Harbold, Herbold, Trabold

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Where is the Diebold family from?

You can see how Diebold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Diebold family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Diebold families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Diebold families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Diebold's in USA. New York had the highest population of Diebold families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Diebold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Diebold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Diebold. 15% of Diebold men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Diebold women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diebold were Baker and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Baker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Diebold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diebold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Diebold. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Diebold. For the veterans among your Diebold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Diebold lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Diebold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Diebold in 1957 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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