Lyle Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): topographic name for someone who lived on an island, Old French, Middle English isle (Latin insula). Scottish, English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name for someone from the French city of Lille, or from various localities called Lisle, in Dordogne, Loir-et-Cher, Meuse, and Tarn, all of which derive their names from Old French isle (see 1). Scottish: variant of Lyall.

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


Similar surnames: Lile, Lye, Pyle, Lyde, Lake, Sale, Kyle, Sole, Hole, Lyne

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Lyle Family Origin

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Lyle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyle. The most common Lyle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lyle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyle family was Farm Laborer.

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Lyle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Lyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lyle in 1947 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyle

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