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Spiegel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of mirrors, from Middle High German spiegel, German Spiegel ‘mirror’ (via Old High German from Latin speculum, a derivative of specere ‘to look’).

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


Similar surnames: Siegel, Spiegler, Stiefel, Ziegel, Spieler, Spindel, Segel, Fiegel

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Spiegel Family Origin

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Spiegel Family Occupations

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  • Independant Capitalist

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spiegel family was Tailor. The most common Spiegel occupation in the UK was Independant Capitalist. 33% of Spiegel's were Independant Capitalists. Independant Capitalist and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spiegel.

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Spiegel Life Expectancy

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