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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

What did your Iles ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Iles. 20% of Iles men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Iles women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iles were Carpenter and Emprioi Derer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Income
    20%
  • Aming Mard
    10%
  • Emprioi Derer
    10%

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

Iles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Iles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iles 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Iles. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Iles. For the veterans among your Iles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iles Life Expectancy

What is the average Iles lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iles

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