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Ayles Family History

Ayles Name Meaning

English (Hampshire and Dorset): of uncertain origin, perhaps representing a patronymic from a personal name such as those that appeared in Old English as Ægel and Ædel (see Aylesworth and Ayling).

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

Similar surnames: Alles, Ahles, Alley, Bayes, Kyles, Sayles, Aynes, Ales, Dynes, Voyles

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Where is the Ayles family from?

You can see how Ayles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ayles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ayles families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 51 Ayles families living in New Brunswick. This was about 65% of all the recorded Ayles's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Ayles families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ayles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ayles ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ayles. 50% of Ayles men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Brakeman
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ayles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ayles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ayles. For the veterans among your Ayles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ayles lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ayles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ayles in 1960 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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