Hails Family History

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Hails Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Hailes.

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

Similar surnames: Hailes, Haile, Bails, Vails, Hains, Fails, Hail, Halls, Hallas, Cains

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Hails Family Origin

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Hails Family Occupations

What did your Hails ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hails. A less common occupation for the Hails family was Cartman. The most common Hails occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 6% of Hails's were Farm Labourers.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cartman


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

Hails Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hails. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hails 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 809 immigration records available for the last name Hails. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hails. For the veterans among your Hails ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hails Life Expectancy

What is the average Hails lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hails life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hails in 1953 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hails

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hails 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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