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Ailor Family History

Ailor Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English or German Aylor.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Aylor, Nailor, Tailor, Failor, Sailor, Baylor, Ayler, Ailes, Filer

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Where is the Ailor family from?

You can see how Ailor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ailor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Ailor families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Ailor's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ailor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ailor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ailor. 37% of Ailor men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Ailor women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ailor were Waiter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Truck Driver
    22%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Waiter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ailor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Ailor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 488 military records available for the last name Ailor. For the veterans among your Ailor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ailor lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Ailor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ailor in 1946 was 25, and 70 in 2003.

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