Carlile Family History

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Carlile Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Carlisle.

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

Similar surnames: Carlyle, Carlisle, Cargile, Charlie, Carle, Carll, Carwile, Carville

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Carlile Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carlile name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carlile. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Carlile Family Origin

Where is the Carlile family from?

Carlile Family Occupations

What did your Carlile ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carlile. The most common Carlile occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Carlile's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Carlile family was Framework Knitter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Framework Knitter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carlile ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carlile Historical Records

What Carlile family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Carlile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carlile 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Carlile. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Carlile. For the veterans among your Carlile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carlile Life Expectancy

What is the average Carlile lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Carlile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Carlile in 1948 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carlile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carlile 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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