Smiles Family History

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Smiles Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Small. English: possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a rabbit warren, from the plural of Middle English smyle ‘burrow’ (Old English smygels).

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

Similar surnames: Miles, Stiles, Sides, Sales, Smiley, Biles, Smales, Foiles, Smitley

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Smiles Family Origin

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Smiles Family Occupations

What did your Smiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Smiles occupation in the USA was Miner. 25% of Smiles's were Miners. Miner, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smiles. A less common occupation for the Smiles family was House Keeping.

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  • Miner

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • House Keeping


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

Smiles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Smiles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smilescensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Smiles. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Smiles. For the veterans among your Smiles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smiles Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Smiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Smiles in 1956 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smiles 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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