Pyles Family History

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Pyles Name Meaning

English: variant of Pyle.

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

Similar surnames: Wyles, Hyles, Lyles, Myles, Ryles, Poles, Pynes, Eyles, Gyles, Byles

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Pyles Family Origin

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Pyles Family Occupations

What did your Pyles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pyles family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pyles. The most common Pyles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Pyles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Pyles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Pyles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 860 immigration records available for the last name Pyles. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Pyles. For the veterans among your Pyles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pyles Life Expectancy

What is the average Pyles lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pyles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pyles in 1941 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pyles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pyles 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.

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