Piel Name Meaning

North German: equivalent of Pfeil. East German (of Slavic origin): Sorbian short form of a personal name equivalent to Phillip.

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

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Piel Family Origin

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Piel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

In 1880, the most common Piel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Piel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Piel family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piel.

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Piel Historical Records

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Piel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Piel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Piel in 1956 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piel

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