Wiehl Name Meaning

Southwestern German: topographic name from Middle High German wuol(lache) ‘drain hole’. habitational name from a place near Cologne named Wiehl.

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


Similar surnames: Biehl, Kiehl, Wiehe, Riehl, Riehm, Mehl, Wied, Wien, Hehl, Wiese

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Wiehl Family Origin

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Wiehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Bresery Hand

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Bresery Hand and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiehl. The most common Wiehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Wiehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wiehl family was Carpenter.

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Wiehl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Wiehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wiehl in 1959 was 53, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiehl

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