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Where is the Wailes family from?
You can see how Wailes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wailes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wailes families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Wailes families living in Maryland. This was about 40% of all the recorded Wailes's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Wailes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wailes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wailes. 37% of Wailes men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Wailes women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wailes were Clerk and Teacher.