Guile Family History

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Guile Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of Gill, in any of the senses pronounced with a hard g. It could also be Scottish, English, or French, an uncomplimentary nickname from Old French guile, Middle English gile ‘deceit’ or ‘treachery’. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Geil.

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

Similar surnames: Guiler, Grice, Gill, Gail, Gulley, Guire, Guiles, Galle, Pile, Guice

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Guile Family Origin

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Guile Family Occupations

What did your Guile 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 Guile. 2% of Guile men worked as a General Labourer and 57% of Guile women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guile were Admiralty Examiner and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Jeg toll Maker
  • Accounts Collector For G Sturbe
  • Admiralty Examiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Dressmaker

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

Guile Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Guile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guile 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 Guile. 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 Guile. For the veterans among your Guile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guile Life Expectancy

What is the average Guile lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Guile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guile in 1957 was 86, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guile

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