Fiegel Family History
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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