Bickel Family History

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Bickel Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick. German: nickname for a dice player, from the same word in the sense ‘die’. South German: from a pet form of Burkhart. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a diminutive of Bick. English: variant spelling of Bickell.

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


Similar surnames: Pickel, Bicker, Buckel, Bick, Brickel, Nickel, Sickel, Birkel, Mickel

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Bickel Family Origin

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Bickel Family Occupations

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  • Mason

    11%
  • Ag.Lab.

    4%
  • Attendant At Asylum (H & J P)

    4%
  • Builder

    4%

In 1881, mason, Ag.Lab. and Attendant At Asylum (H & J P) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bickel. A less common occupation for the Bickel family was Builder. The most common Bickel occupation in the UK was Mason. 11% of Bickel's were Masons.

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Bickel Historical Records

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Bickel Life Expectancy

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