Lyles Family History

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Lyles Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Lyle 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lyle, Gyles, Byles, Hyles, Myles, Eyles, Pyles, Ryles, Wyles, Lees

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Lyles Family Origin

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Lyles Family Occupations

What did your Lyles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lyles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lyles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyles family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyles.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Lyles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lyles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lyles

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lyles. 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 Lyles. For the veterans among your Lyles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyles Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyles lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lyles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lyles in 1942 was 24, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyles 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.

Famous Lyles Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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