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Bihl Early Origins



The surname Bihl 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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Bihl Spelling Variations


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Bihl 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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Bihl Early History


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Bihl Early History



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

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Bihl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bihl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bihl 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:

Bihl Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Bihl, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1854
  • George Bihl, who landed in St Clair County, III in 1860
  • August Bihl, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1893
  • Rosa Bihl, aged 29, landed in New York, NY in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bihl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bihl (post 1700)



  • Jerome Bihl, American politician, Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1942

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Bihl Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bihl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bihl 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 17 March 2016 at 16:12.

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