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Settles Family History

Settles Name Meaning
Of uncertain origin; presumably a variant of English Settle. pwh.

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

97,038 Historical Documents with Settles on Ancestry
23,913 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,896 Military Records
192 Immigration Records
15,110 Census and Voter Lists
53,927 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Settles Families

  • Number of Settles families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Settles families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Settles families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Settles Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Settles

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Settles Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Settles census records

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Settles Civil War Service Records

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