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Gayle Family History

Gayle Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Gale.

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

151,398 Historical Documents with Gayle on Ancestry.com
68,228 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,234 Military Records
2,183 Immigration Records
16,511 Census and Voter Lists
59,242 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gayle Families

  • Number of Gayle families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gayle families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gayle families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gayle census records

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Gayle Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gayle families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gayle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gayle families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gayle

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gayle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gayle census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gayle ancestors, such as occupation.

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Gayle Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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