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Wiehl Name Meaning

Southwestern German: topographic name from Middle High German wuol(lache) ‘drain hole’. habitational name from a place near Cologne named Wiehl.

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


Similar surnames: Biehl, Kiehl, Wiehe, Riehl, Riehm, Mehl, Wied, Wien, Hehl, Wiese

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Wiehl Family Origin

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Wiehl Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Wiehl occupation in the UK was Clock & Watch Maker. 100% of Wiehl's were Clock & Watch Makers.

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Wiehl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wiehl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiehl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wiehl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wiehl. For the veterans among your Wiehl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiehl Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiehl lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wiehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wiehl in 1959 was 53, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiehl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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