Bayles Family History

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Bayles Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bailes.

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

Similar surnames: Bales, Balles, Bayley, Bayless, Gayles, Baynes, Hayles, Byles, Bailes

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Bayles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bayles name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bayles. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Sweden


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Bayles Family Origin

Where is the Bayles family from?

Bayles Family Occupations

What did your Bayles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bayles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bayles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bayles family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bayles.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bayles ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bayles Historical Records

What Bayles family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Bayles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bayles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bayles. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Bayles. For the veterans among your Bayles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bayles Life Expectancy

What is the average Bayles lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bayles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bayles in 1945 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bayles ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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