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Origins of the Iles surname

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About the Ileses

We have a total number of 26105 records for people with the last name Iles.

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Where do most Ileses live?

In 1921, most Ileses lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Ileses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 23,800 records for the Iles surname. The oldest one dates back to 1506.

Who were Ileses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ileses.

What are the most common Iles first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Iles family members

Common jobs for Ileses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ileses in 1921
Dressmaker

79

Laundress

67

General Servant Domestic

51

Tailoress

51

Domestic Servant

49

Common Male occupations for Ileses in 1921
General Labourer

129

Carpenter

105

Agricultural Labourer

101

Coal Miner

69

Farmer

67

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