Diebel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Diebel family

The surname Diebel was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Diebel family

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Diebel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Teufel, Teufels, Teuffel, Teufell, Teuffell, Teuful, Teufull, Teufful and many more.

Early Notables of the Diebel family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Diebel were Hans Wolfgang von Teuffel, of the ancient Nuremberg line and the great grandson of the founder of the line at the castle Birkensee, who died in 1611 as lieutenant general in the Palatinate-Neuburg army. He married Anna von Tegerau, and their son...
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United States Diebel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Diebel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Peter Diebel, who landed in New Jersey in 1709 [1]
  • Johann Matheis Diebel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
Diebel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friedrich Diebel, aged 23, who landed in Ohio in 1853 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Diebel (post 1700) +

  • John C. Diebel (b. 1943), American founder of telescope manufacturer Meade Instruments Corporation, recipient of the Franklin Institute's Bower Award For Business Leadership
  • Nelson W. Diebel (b. 1970), American two-time Olympic gold medalist at the 1992 Summer Oylmpics
  • John Diebel, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1918, 1920 [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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