Briegel Family History

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Briegel Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German bruogel ‘wet, fertile meadow’. Compare Bruehl.

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


Similar surnames: Biegel, Riegel, Riedel, Briel, Griesel, Fiegel, Griebel, Brickel

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Briegel Family Origin

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Briegel Family Occupations

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  • Bootmaker

    50%
  • Skin Dyer

    50%

In 1881, Bootmaker and Skin Dyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Briegel. The most common Briegel occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 50% of Briegel's were Bootmakers.

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Briegel Historical Records

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Briegel Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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