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Bailes Name Meaning

variant of Bayliss. from the genitive case of Middle English bail(e) ‘bailey’, ‘outer wall of a castle’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived beside a castle. Compare Bail and Bailey.

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


Similar surnames: Bailey, Baile, Hailes, Biles, Bailer, Saile, Baines, Miles, Bales

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Bailes Family Origin

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Bailes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bailes. The most common Bailes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Bailes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bailes family was Laborer.

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Bailes Life Expectancy

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