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Guile Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of Gill, in any of the senses pronounced with a hard g. It could also be Scottish, English, or French, an uncomplimentary nickname from Old French guile, Middle English gile ‘deceit’ or ‘treachery’. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Geil.

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


Similar surnames: Guiler, Grice, Gill, Gail, Gulley, Guire, Guiles, Galle, Pile, Guice

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Guile Family Origin

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Guile Family Occupations

What did your Guile ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guile. A less common occupation for the Guile family was Carpenter. The most common Guile occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Guile's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Guile Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Guile Life Expectancy

What is the average Guile lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Guile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guile in 1957 was 86, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guile

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guile 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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