Popiel Family History

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Popiel Name Meaning

Polish: from popiól ‘ash’, ‘cinders’; the name of a legendary ruler of prehistoric Poland. This surname is also established in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Topel, Poppel, Opiela, Popke, Popik, Rygiel, Pawel, Opie, Pope

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Popiel Family Origin

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Popiel Family Occupations

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Popiel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Popiel. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Popiel. For the veterans among your Popiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popiel Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Popiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Popiel in 1951 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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