Viles Family History

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Viles Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant spelling of Vials, a variant of Vial. Hispanic: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Vile, Miles, Voiles, Niles, Jiles, Riles, Ailes, Wiles, Vines, Hiles

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Viles Family Origin

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Viles Family Occupations

What did your Viles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Below Ground and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Viles. 24% of Viles men worked as a Coal Hewer Below Ground and 84% of Viles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viles were Rubber Hose Maker and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Hewer Below Ground
  • Builders Plasterer (heavy Worker)
  • Agriculture Labourer
  • Rubber Hose Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housemaid
  • Household Duties (unpaid)

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

Viles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Viles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Viles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Viles. For the veterans among your Viles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viles Life Expectancy

What is the average Viles lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Viles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Viles in 1956 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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