Meaning and Origin of: Thiel

Family name origins & meanings

  • North German and Dutch : reduced form of the personal name Thietilo, an early medieval pet form of Dietrich (German), Diederik (Dutch), or from some other compound name with the same first element.
  • Eastern German : from a short form of Sorbian Bartyl, from the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).