Pile Family History
Pile Name Meaning
English (Devon and London): variant of Pyle . French: from Old French pile ‘mortar trough’ (from Latin pila) denoting a trough used for crushing or pounding various materials such as lime and in some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone engaged in such work. French: topographic name from Old French pile ‘pillar column’ (from Latin pila) or a habitational name from any of the minor places in northern France named with this word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022