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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A glass for beer

< German Seidel (“beer mug or a serving of beer of about half a liter”)

  1. A large beer mug or tankard, especially one with a lid.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Seidel

Erik Seidel is a poker player.


Lindsay Seidel is a voice actress. They have had major accomplishments since 2009. Lindsay was given the name Lindsay Elizabeth Seidel .


Mike Seidel is a meteorology, the weather channel, and meteorologist. Mike was given the name Michael Phillip Seidel on January 18th, 1956 in Salisbury, Maryland.


Janet Seidel is a jazz and traditional pop music musician. She plays Piano and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1974. Janet was born on May 28th, 1955 in Cummins, South Australia, Australia.


Alex was born in 1909. He passed away in 1989.


Leon Seidel is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Leon was born on November 22nd, 1996 in Cologne.


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Popularity of Seidel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seidel U.S.
  White 95.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seidel

People with the last name Seidel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Seidel

  • How Popular is the name Seidel? As a last name Seidel was the 4,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Seidel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Seidel is Tuesday, January 1st, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Seidel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Seidel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Seidel: Your name in reverse order is Ledies. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dlseie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seidel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,430 people with the last name Seidel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seidel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Seidel as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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