Pyle Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pile ‘stake’, ‘post’ (via Old English from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a stake or post serving as a landmark or a metonymic occupational name for a stake maker or a nickname for a tall strong man. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a marksman or an arrowsmith, from pijl ‘arrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Lyle, Pye, Pile, Tye, Palm, Page, Nye, Hyde, Pane, Lile

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Pyle Family Origin

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Pyle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, the most common Pyle occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Pyle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pyle family was Butcher. Farmer, Coal Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pyle.

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Pyle Historical Records

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Pyle Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Pyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pyle in 1943 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pyle

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