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Fiegel Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a fiddler, from the dialect word figele ‘fiddle’, ‘violin’ (from Late Latin figella). diminutive of Fiege, a variant of Füge, from Middle High German vüege ‘skillful’, ‘adroit’. nickname from a dialect form of Middle High German viol ‘violet’. Compare Feigel.

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Diegel, Riegel, Fieger, Ziegel, Biegel, Flegel, Fegely

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Fiegel Family Origin

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Fiegel Family Occupations

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In 1880, farmer, Carpenter and Deal. In Crock. P. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiegel. The most common Fiegel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Fiegel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fiegel family was Dress Maker.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Deal. In Crock. P.

    8%
  • Dress Maker

    8%

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Fiegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fiegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiegel 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 Fiegel. 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 Fiegel. For the veterans among your Fiegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiegel Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fiegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fiegel in 1948 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fiegel 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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