Myles Family History

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Myles Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Miles.

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


Similar surnames: Miles, Ryles, Pyles, Males, Lyles, Mynes, Myler, Wyles, Eyles, Hyles

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Myles Family Origin

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Myles Family Occupations

What did your Myles 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 Myles. 3% of Myles men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Myles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Myles were Window Cleaner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Police Constable
    2%
  • Window Cleaner
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Myles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Myles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myles 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Myles. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Myles. For the veterans among your Myles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myles Life Expectancy

What is the average Myles lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Myles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Myles in 1948 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myles 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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