Lyles Family History

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Lyles Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Lyle 1 or 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lyle, Gyles, Byles, Hyles, Myles, Eyles, Pyles, Ryles, Wyles, Lees

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Lyles Family Origin

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Lyles Family Occupations

What did your Lyles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fish Manger and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lyles. 3% of Lyles men worked as a Fish Manger and 50% of Lyles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lyles were Iron Foundry Labourer and Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fish Manger
  • General Labourer
  • General Labourer Unemployed
  • Iron Foundry Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Shop Assistant

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

Lyles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Lyles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyles 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lyles. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Lyles. For the veterans among your Lyles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyles Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyles lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lyles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lyles in 1942 was 24, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyles 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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