Whiles Family History

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Whiles Name Meaning

English: origin unidentified; perhaps a variant spelling of Wiles or of Wheeless.

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


Similar surnames: Wheeles, Wiles, Voiles, Wiler, Whitler, Whisler, Niles, Whiten, Viles

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Whiles Family Origin

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Whiles Family Occupations

What did your Whiles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Whiles. 18% of Whiles men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Whiles women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whiles were Musician and Assistant Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Musician
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Keeper
    12%
  • Paper Hanger
    8%
  • Assembler
    4%
  • Assistant Housekeeper
    4%

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

Whiles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Whiles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whiles 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Whiles. 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 876 military records available for the last name Whiles. For the veterans among your Whiles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whiles Life Expectancy

What is the average Whiles lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Whiles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Whiles in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whiles 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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