Piehl Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Pihl. German: Low German form of Pfeil, or a variant of Piel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Pihl, Kiehl, Piel, Biehl, Pehl, Diehl, Kiehn, Wiehl, Piepho, Ziehl

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Piehl Family Origin

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Piehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Labor

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piehl. The most common Piehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Piehl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Piehl family was Saloon Keeper.

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Piehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Piehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Piehl in 1958 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piehl

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