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Paille Name Meaning

French: from Old French paille ‘straw’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered straw or used it to make hats or mattresses. It may also have been a nickname for someone with straw-colored hair.

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


Similar surnames: Pille, Faille, Maille, Pelle, Spille, Salle, Palla, Pill, Pile, Saile

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Paille Family Origin

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Paille Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Watch Maker

    20%

In 1880, the most common Paille occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Paille's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Paille family was Watch Maker. Butcher, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paille.

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Paille Historical Records

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Paille Life Expectancy

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