Wile Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or nickname for a devious man (see Wiles, of which this is the singular form). Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Weil.

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


Similar surnames: Wiles, Wise, Pile, Wilk, Wale, Wiler, File, Wire, Wild, Wible

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Wile Family Origin

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Wile Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wile. The most common Wile occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wile's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wile family was Carpenter.

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Wile Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Wile life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wile in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wile

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