Jiles Family History

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Jiles Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Giles.

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


Similar surnames: Jines, Riles, Viles, Ailes, Niles, Miles, Liles, Milem, Guiles, Bires

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Jiles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Jiles name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Jiles. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Benin/Togo

    9%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

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Jiles Family Origin

Where is the Jiles family from?

Jiles Family Occupations

What did your Jiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jiles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Jiles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jiles family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jiles.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Jiles Historical Records

What Jiles family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Jiles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jiles 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Jiles. 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 Jiles. For the veterans among your Jiles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jiles Life Expectancy

What is the average Jiles lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jiles in 1943 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jiles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jiles 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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