Stiles Family History

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Stiles Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English stigel, stigol ‘steep uphill path’ (a derivative of stigan ‘to climb’).

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


Similar surnames: Styler, Smiles, Stables, Biles, Toles, Staley, Stines, Staines

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Stiles Family Origin

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Stiles Family Occupations

What did your Stiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stiles. 11% of Stiles men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Stiles women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stiles were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Stenographer
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stiles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 151,000 census records available for the last name Stiles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stiles 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Stiles. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Stiles. For the veterans among your Stiles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stiles Life Expectancy

What is the average Stiles lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Stiles in 1940 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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