Stile Family History
Stile Name Meaning
English: from Middle English stile stigel stighel stikel steghel stekel ‘stile’ also ‘steep ascent’ (Old English stigel stigol). The surname is usually topographic for someone who lived by a stile or steep ascent and occasionally habitational from a place so named such as Stile in Castle Sowerby (Cumberland) Steel (Shropshire) and perhaps Steel (Northumberland). Americanized form of German Steil . Italian (Campania): possibly a nickname from stile ‘stylus’ or from a variant of stilo ‘dagger’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022