Bailes Family History

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Bailes Name Meaning

variant of Bayliss. from the genitive case of Middle English bail(e) ‘bailey’, ‘outer wall of a castle’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived beside a castle. Compare Bail and Bailey.

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


Similar surnames: Bailey, Baile, Hailes, Biles, Bailer, Saile, Baines, Miles, Bales

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Bailes Family Origin

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Bailes Family Occupations

What did your Bailes 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 Bailes. 25% of Bailes men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Bailes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bailes were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Coal Hewer
    5%
  • Farm Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Bailes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bailes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bailes 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 Bailes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bailes. For the veterans among your Bailes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bailes Life Expectancy

What is the average Bailes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bailes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bailes in 1944 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

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