Kiesel Family History

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Kiesel Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Gisilo (see Giesel). topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly land, from Middle High German kisel ‘pebble’, ‘gravel’. There are also several minor places named with this word, and the surname may be a habitational name from any of them. See also Kiesling.

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


Similar surnames: Giesel, Kesel, Wiesel, Kessel, Wiese, Griesel, Dresel, Kissel, Kieser

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Kiesel Family Origin

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Kiesel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiesel. A less common occupation for the Kiesel family was Blacksmith. The most common Kiesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Kiesel's were Farmers.

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Kiesel Historical Records

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Kiesel Life Expectancy

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