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About the Bickel surname

origin

According to the Yiddish writer Shlomo Bickel, uncle of Peter John Bickel, the name of this particular Jewish Bickel family is an acronym, BIKL, for the Hebrew words B'nai Yisroel Kiddoshim LaShem, meaning all the sons of Israel are consecrated or blessed or sacred to the Name [i.e. God].

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