Piela Family History

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Piela Name Meaning

from a local vernacular derivative of the personal name Filip (see Phillip). nickname either from Old Polish pielac ‘to hurry’ or from pielic ‘to weed’. Compare Pelak.

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


Similar surnames: Opiela, Pelak, Piel, Pelan, Pella, Palla, Biela, Zieba, Giel, Pilat

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Piela Family Origin

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Piela Family Occupations

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Piela Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Piela Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Piela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Piela in 1948 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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