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Hyles Family History

Hyles Name Meaning

English: variant of Hiles.

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


Similar surnames: Ryles, Myles, Holes, Hynes, Lyles, Hypes, Hayles, Hales, Wyles, Pyles

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Where is the Hyles family from?

You can see how Hyles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hyles families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Hyles family living in Massachusetts. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hyles's in the USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Hyles families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hyles. 32% of Hyles men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Hyles women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hyles were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Seamstress
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hyles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyles 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Hyles. 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 438 military records available for the last name Hyles. For the veterans among your Hyles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyles lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hyles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hyles in 1963 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

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