Searles Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Searles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Searle.

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


Similar surnames: Seales, Earles, Searls, Smales, Seals, Sears, Searl, Beales, Soares

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

NEW

Searles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Searles name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Searles. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • France

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Searles Family Origin

Where is the Searles family from?

Searles Family Occupations

What did your Searles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Searles family was Carpenter. The most common Searles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Searles's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Searles.

View Census data for Searles | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Searles Historical Records

What Searles family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Searles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Searles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Searles

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Searles. 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.

View all Searles immigration records

Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Searles. For the veterans among your Searles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Searles military records

You've only scratched the surface of Searles family history.

Searles Life Expectancy

What is the average Searles lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Searles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Searles in 1944 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Searles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Searles 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.

Famous Searles Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name