Ayles Family History

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Ayles Name Meaning

English (Hampshire and Dorset): of uncertain origin, perhaps representing a patronymic from a personal name such as those that appeared in Old English as Ægel and Ædel (see Aylesworth and Ayling).

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

Similar surnames: Alles, Ahles, Alley, Bayes, Kyles, Sayles, Aynes, Ales, Dynes, Voyles

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Ayles Family Origin

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Ayles Family Occupations

What did your Ayles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ayles. 24% of Ayles men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Ayles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ayles were Bricklayer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bank Clerk
  • Permanent Way Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ayles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ayles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ayles. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ayles. For the veterans among your Ayles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ayles Life Expectancy

What is the average Ayles lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ayles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ayles in 1960 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ayles 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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