Smailes Family History

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Smailes Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Smail.

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


Similar surnames: Smiles, Smiley, Smail, Swailes, Maines, Hailes, Smale, Bailes, Saile

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Smailes Family Origin

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Smailes Family Occupations

What did your Smailes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smailes family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Black Smith and Burning Coal were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smailes. The most common Smailes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Smailes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Black Smith

    5%
  • Burning Coal

    5%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    5%

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

Smailes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smailes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smailes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Smailes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Smailes. For the veterans among your Smailes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smailes Life Expectancy

What is the average Smailes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Smailes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Smailes in 1948 was 42, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smailes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smailes 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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