Niles Name Meaning

English: perhaps a patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal (see Nelson). Possibly a variant of German Neils, a derivative of the personal name Cornelius.

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


Similar surnames: Miles, Nies, Giles, Nilges, Eales, Wiles, Nile, Iles, Files, Viles

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Niles Family Origin

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Niles Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niles. The most common Niles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Niles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Niles family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Niles Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Niles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Niles in 1945 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

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