Liegel Family History

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Liegel Name Meaning

presumably a topographic name from Liegelberg, name of a hill near Uelzen in Lower Saxony. alternatively, perhaps, a nickname for a liar, from Middle High German liegen ‘to lie’, ‘fib’.

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

Similar surnames: Biegel, Riegel, Lingel, Siegel, Fiegel, Diegel, Ziegel, Igel, Riedel

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Liegel Family Origin

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Liegel Family Occupations

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In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Liegel. 24% of Liegel men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Liegel women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liegel were Manager and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Owner
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Manager
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Liegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Liegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liegel 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Liegel. 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 505 military records available for the last name Liegel. For the veterans among your Liegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liegel Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Liegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Liegel in 1951 was 27, and 74 in 2003.

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