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Liegel Name Meaning

presumably a topographic name from Liegelberg, name of a hill near Uelzen in Lower Saxony. alternatively, perhaps, a nickname for a liar, from Middle High German liegen ‘to lie’, ‘fib’.

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


Similar surnames: Biegel, Riegel, Lingel, Siegel, Fiegel, Diegel, Ziegel, Igel, Riedel

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Liegel Family Origin

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Liegel Family Occupations

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  • Gilter

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Labor

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Liegel family was Laborer. The most common Liegel occupation in the USA was Gilter. 17% of Liegel's were Gilters. Gilter, Keeping House and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liegel.

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Liegel Life Expectancy

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