Gailes Family History

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Gailes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gales.

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

Similar surnames: Hailes, Gailey, Ailes, Gayles, Bailes, Gales, Guiles, Hayles, Gaige

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Gailes Family Origin

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Gailes Family Occupations

What did your Gailes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gailes family was Servant. The most common Gailes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Gailes's were Laborers. Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gailes.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Servant


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

Gailes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gailes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gailes 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Gailes. 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 337 military records available for the last name Gailes. For the veterans among your Gailes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gailes Life Expectancy

What is the average Gailes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gailes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gailes in 1962 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gailes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gailes 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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