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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish, Czech, and Slovak : nickname for a white- or fair-haired person, from Polish biel, Old Czech bielý, Slovak biely ‘white’.
  • Czech : habitational name for someone from Biehlau, Biehla, or some other place named with German Biehl.
  • German : variant spelling of Biehl.

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