Lile Family History

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Lile Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French del isle ‘of the island’, or a habitational name from the common French place names Lisle or Lille, all derived from Old French isle (Latin insula) ‘island’. French: habitational name from the city of Lille, Nord (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Lyle, Line, Pile, Kile, Lier, Like, Lill, Lipe, Lime, Lie

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Lile Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lile name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lile. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Lile Family Origin

Where is the Lile family from?

Lile Family Occupations

What did your Lile ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Shoemaker, Labourer and Lumber Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lile. A less common occupation for the Lile family was Wagon Maker. The most common Lile occupation in Canada was Shoemaker. 40% of Lile's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Labourer

  • Lumber Man

  • Wagon Maker


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

Lile Historical Records

What Lile family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lile 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 690 immigration records available for the last name Lile. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lile. For the veterans among your Lile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lile Life Expectancy

What is the average Lile lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lile in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lile 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.

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