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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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Book Seller

    6%
  • Collector

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hailes family was Collector. 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.

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