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Hailes Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Hailes in Lothian, originally in East Lothian, named from the Middle English genitive or plural form of hall ‘hall’. English: habitational name from Hailes in Gloucestershire, which is named from an old British river name meaning ‘polluted’. Compare Welsh halog ‘dirty’. English: variant spelling of Hales.

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


Similar surnames: Hales, Hanley, Hailey, Bailes, Sales, Hails, Halle, Haile, Hames

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Hailes Family Origin

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Hailes Family Occupations

What did your Hailes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hailes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hailes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Book Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hailes. A less common occupation for the Hailes family was Collector.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Book Seller

    6%
  • Collector

    6%

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

Hailes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hailes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hailes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hailes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hailes in 1955 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hailes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hailes 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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