Kyles Family History

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Kyles Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various minor places named with Gaelic caolas ‘narrows’, ‘strait’. Compare Kyle. Czech (Kyleš): from a personal name derived from Irish Kilian (see Kilian, Killeen).

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

Similar surnames: Kyle, Kyler, Vales, Kales, Kye, Ayles, Toles, Hykes, Kees, Kolis

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Kyles Family Origin

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Kyles Family Occupations

What did your Kyles ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kyles occupation in the UK was Baker (Employing 2 Men & 1 Boy). 3% of Kyles's were Baker (Employing 2 Men & 1 Boy)s. A less common occupation for the Kyles family was Carver & Gilder. Baker (Employing 2 Men & 1 Boy), Butler and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyles.

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  • Baker (Employing 2 Men & 1 Boy)

  • Butler

  • Carter

  • Carver & Gilder


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

Kyles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kyles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kyles 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 Kyles. 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 Kyles. For the veterans among your Kyles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kyles Life Expectancy

What is the average Kyles lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kyles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kyles in 1960 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

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