Gayle Family History

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Gayle Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gale.

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


Similar surnames: Gayles, Galle, Gaye, Mayle, Gayler, Gable, Sayle, Saye, Able, Gane

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Gayle Family Origin

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Gayle Family Occupations

What did your Gayle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gayle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gayle. The most common Gayle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gayle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gayle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gayle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gayle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gayle. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gayle. For the veterans among your Gayle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayle Life Expectancy

What is the average Gayle lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gayle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gayle in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gayle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gayle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Gayle Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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