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Lile Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Lisle . Scottish: variant of Lyall .

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

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

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Where is the Lile family from?

You can see how Lile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lile family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lile families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Lile families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Lile's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lile families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lile surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lile. 31% of Lile men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lile women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lile were Carpenter and Operator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Operator
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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