Pickel Family History
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Pickel Name Meaning
Southern German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used pickaxes or a nickname for a gambler; a variant of Bickel 1. Dutch: from Middle Dutch pickel ‘leg’, hence a nickname for someone with long or otherwise remarkable legs, or a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Pikeli in Lithuania.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Picker, Bickel, Pick, Sickel, Gockel, Winkel, Nickel, Rickel, Mickel