Pistole Family History
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Pistole Name Meaning
German: late formation from Pistole ‘pistol’, probably a nickname for a sharp and aggressive person. The vocabulary word is derived from Czech píšt’ala ‘whistle’; early pistols, invented in Bohemia in the 16th century, were thought to resemble whistles.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mistler, Distel, Pistone, Postle, Fistler, Pipitone, Piscopo, Sole