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Feigel Name Meaning

South German: variant of Feige 2. German: nickname from Middle High German viol ‘violet’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Feygl, which is from Yiddish foygl ‘bird’ (compare Vogel), a translation of the Hebrew name Tsipora (Zipporah) ‘bird’, borne by the wife of Moses.

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

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Feigel Family Origin

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Feigel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Car & Wagon Builder

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Feigel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Feigel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Feigel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Butcher and Car & Wagon Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feigel.

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Feigel Historical Records

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Feigel Life Expectancy

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