Banister Wiles

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Born in Virginia, USA on 1784. He passed away on 24 Aug 1844 in Morgan, Alabama, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Wiles"

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, in particular someone who caught fish, especially eels, by setting up wicker traps in rivers and estuaries, from Middle English wile ‘trap’, ‘snare’ (late Old English wil ‘contrivance’, ‘trick’ possibly of Scandinavian origin), or in some cases probably a nickname for a devious person.

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