Faile Family History

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Faile Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of English or Scottish Fail. French: of uncertain origin. It may be from Fail, a domain name mentioned by Dauzat. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Faille.

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


Similar surnames: Fail, Faille, Haile, File, Saile, Faine, Vaile, Baile, Fain, Cale

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Faile Family Origin

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Faile Family Occupations

What did your Faile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Faile. 37% of Faile men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Faile women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faile were Machinist and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Textile Worker
    13%
  • Maid
    13%

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

Faile Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Faile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faile 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Faile. 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 Faile. For the veterans among your Faile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faile Life Expectancy

What is the average Faile lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Faile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Faile in 1950 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faile 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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