Wile Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or nickname for a devious man (see Wiles, of which this is the singular form). Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Weil.

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


Similar surnames: Wiles, Wise, Pile, Wilk, Wale, Wiler, File, Wire, Wild, Wible

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Wile Family Origin

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Wile Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Auctioneers Clerk

    6%
  • Brass Fitter

    6%
  • Fish Dealer

    6%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Auctioneers Clerk and Brass Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wile. A less common occupation for the Wile family was Fish Dealer. The most common Wile occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Wile's were Coal Miners.

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Wile Historical Records

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Wile Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Wile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wile in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wile

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