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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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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Deal. In Crock. P.

    8%
  • Dress Maker

    8%

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

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