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Biehl Early Origins



The surname Biehl was first found in Silesia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. The name may originate from (or have lent itelf to) the town Bielau in Silesia and Bielen in Thuringia.

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Biehl Spelling Variations


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Biehl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Biehler, Bieler, Beihler, Bielert (eastern regions), Beiler, Beiller, Bihler, Bielau, Bielen, Beeler and many more.

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Biehl Early History


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Biehl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biehl research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1791 and 1495 are included under the topic Early Biehl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Biehl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biehl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biehl Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Biehl Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michel Biehl, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Peter Biehl, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

Biehl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Biehl, who arrived in America in 1835
  • Konrad Biehl, who arrived in America in 1835
  • Margaretha Biehl, who landed in America in 1835
  • H Biehl, who landed in Texas in 1850
  • Wilh Biehl, who landed in America in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Biehl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Biehl (post 1700)



  • Janet Biehl (b. 1953), American writer associated with social ecology
  • Amy Elizabeth Biehl (1967-1993), white American graduate of Stanford University and an Anti-Apartheid activist in South Africa
  • Richard A. Biehl, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Darien, Illinois, 2007
  • Mrs. Ray W. Biehl, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960
  • Mary Biehl, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964
  • Frank Biehl, American politician, Supervisor of Erin Township, Michigan, 1947-57; Village President of Roseville, Michigan, 1949-52
  • Andrew A. Biehl, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1952
  • John Henry Biehl (b. 1939), Chilean lawyer, political scientist, and diplomat
  • Charlotta Dorothea Biehl (1731-1788), Danish playwright and translator
  • Joăo Guilherme Biehl, Brazilian anthropologist and theologian

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Biehl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biehl Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2015 at 11:23.

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