Iles Name Meaning

English (mainly Somerset and Gloucestershire): topographic name from Anglo-Norman French isle ‘island’ (Latin insula) or a habitational name from a place in England or northern France named with this element.

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


Similar surnames: Giles, Miles, Iley, Ives, Sales, Ries, Biles, Illes, Niles, Ihle

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Iles Family Origin

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Iles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Book Keeper

    5%

In 1881, the most common Iles occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Iles's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iles. A less common occupation for the Iles family was Book Keeper.

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Iles Historical Records

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Iles Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Iles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Iles in 1948 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iles

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