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Sayles Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sales in Lancashire.

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

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Sayles Family Origin

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Sayles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sayles family was Carpenter. The most common Sayles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sayles's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sayles.

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