Diehl Family History

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Diehl Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Diel, Tiel, from Thilo, a pet form of a personal name beginning with Diet-, as for example Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Dietl, Kiehl, Riehl, Gehl, Wiehl, Biehl, Hehl, Kiehn, Dies, Zuehl

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Diehl Family Origin

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Diehl Family Occupations

What did your Diehl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commercial Clerk Commission Merchants, Composer & Professor Of Music and Greengrocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diehl. A less common occupation for the Diehl family was Laundress. The most common Diehl occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk Commission Merchants. 14% of Diehl's were Commercial Clerk Commission Merchantss.

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  • Commercial Clerk Commission Merchants

    14%
  • Composer & Professor Of Music

    14%
  • Greengrocer

    14%
  • Laundress

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Diehl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Diehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Diehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Diehl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Diehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Diehl lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Diehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diehl in 1945 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diehl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diehl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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