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Bichler Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a hill, from Bavarian dialect Bichel ‘hill’, variant of Bühel (see Buehler). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a seller or binder of books, from Yiddish bukh ‘book’ + the agent suffix -ler.

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

Similar surnames: Bechler, Pichler, Bieler, Eichler, Lichter, Bacher, Kichler, Biehler

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Where is the Bichler family from?

You can see how Bichler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bichler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bichler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Bichler families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Bichler's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bichler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bichler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bichler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bichler. 25% of Bichler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bichler women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bichler were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Seamstress
  • Silk Opener
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bichler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bichler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bichler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bichler. For the veterans among your Bichler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bichler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Bichler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bichler in 1954 was 46, and 85 in 2003.

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