Settles Family History

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Settles Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; presumably a variant of English Settle.

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

Similar surnames: Nettles, Buttles, Kettles, Settle, Suttles, Gentles, Bettes, Styles

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Settles Family Origin

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Settles Family Occupations

What did your Settles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Settles.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Settles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Settles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Settles 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Settles. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Settles. For the veterans among your Settles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Settles Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Settles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Settles in 1944 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

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