Gile Family History

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Gile Name Meaning

French: variant of Giles 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gille, Gil, Pile, Guile, File, Gell, Nile, Vile, Gale, Gill

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Gile Family Origin

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Gile Family Occupations

What did your Gile ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gile occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Gile's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gile family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gile.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

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

Gile Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gile 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gile. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gile. For the veterans among your Gile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gile Life Expectancy

What is the average Gile lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gile in 1944 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gile 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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