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Kile Family History

Kile Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of thirteen farmsteads name Kile from Old Norse kíll ‘wedge’ by extension ‘narrow bay inlet’. Americanized form of German Keil . Scottish and English: variant of Kyle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pile, Kise, Kilen, Lile, Kale, Kill, Kil, Kyle, Kibe, Klee

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Where is the Kile family from?

You can see how Kile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kile family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kile families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Kile families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kile's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kile families in 1911.
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What did your Kile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kile. 23% of Kile men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Kile women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kile were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Kile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kile 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 Kile. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kile. For the veterans among your Kile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kile lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kile in 1942 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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