Pile Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant spelling of Pyle. French: of uncertain origin: perhaps from Old French pile ‘trough’, a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow, or alternatively a habitational name from any of the minor places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Pine, Pille, Pike, Pill, Lile, Pipe, Kile, Pyle, Pla, Wile

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Pile Family Origin

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Pile Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pile family was Annuitant. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pile. The most common Pile occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Pile's were Farmers.

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Pile Historical Records

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Pile Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Pile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Pile in 1942 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pile

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