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Vile Name Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of either Vial or Veal .

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


Similar surnames: Viles, Vize, Pile, Vaile, Vice, Nile, File, Vila, Vine, Viele

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Where is the Vile family from?

You can see how Vile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vile family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vile families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 8 Vile families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Vile's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Vile families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vile surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vile ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Vile. 15% of Vile men worked as a Farmer and 74% of Vile women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vile were Farm Labourer and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Colliery Hewer
    9%
  • Bricklayer
    9%
  • Farm Labourer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Vile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vile 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 943 immigration records available for the last name Vile. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vile. For the veterans among your Vile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vile lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vile in 1963 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

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