Meaning and Origin of: Bieler

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from any of the many places in eastern Europe whose name incorporates the Slavic element byel- ‘white’.
  • German : occupational name for someone who used or made hatchets; a variant of Biehl, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.
  • German : habitational name for someone from Bielen in Thuringia.
  • Altered spelling of Biehler (a variant of Buehler), or a habitational name from any of places mentioned at Biehle 1.