Last name: PILE

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PILE : This last name is indexed 39,786 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PILE : 1: English (Devon and London): variant of Pyle.2: French: from Old French pile ‘mortar trough’ (from Latin pila) denoting a trough used for crushing or pounding various materials such as lime and in some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone engaged in such work.3: French: topographic name from Old French pile ‘pillar column’ (from Latin pila) or a habitational name from any of the minor places in northern France named with this word.

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