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Piehler Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for an arrowsmith a Low German cognate of Pfeiler . South German: variant of Biehler 1

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pichler, Poehler, Pieper, Kaehler, Bieler, Biehler, Peller, Kuehler

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Where is the Piehler family from?

You can see how Piehler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Piehler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Piehler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Piehler families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Piehler's in USA. New York had the highest population of Piehler families in 1880.
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What did your Piehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Work and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Piehler. 28% of Piehler men worked as a Farm Work and 100% of Piehler women worked as a 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

  • Farm Work
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Piehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piehler 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Piehler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Piehler. For the veterans among your Piehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Piehler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Piehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Piehler in 1962 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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