Gayles Family History

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Gayles Name Meaning

English (northeast): probably a variant of Gale. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Gölz (see Goelz).

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


Similar surnames: Gales, Gayler, Gayle, Gyles, Bayles, Gailes, Hayles, Gaynes, Alles

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Gayles Family Origin

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Gayles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Gayles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gayles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gayles family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gayles.

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Gayles Life Expectancy

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