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Haile Family History

Haile Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Hale 1. English: variant spelling of Hail.

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


Similar surnames: Hale, Hailes, Harle, Faile, Hails, Baile, Haine, Haidle, Vaile, Hazle

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Where is the Haile family from?

You can see how Haile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haile family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haile families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 17 Haile families living in Tennessee. This was about 27% of all the recorded Haile's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Haile families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haile surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haile ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haile. 19% of Haile men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Haile women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haile were Clerk and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Haile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haile census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Haile. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Haile. For the veterans among your Haile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haile lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Haile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Haile in 1950 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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