3,284 Bailes members around the world
Stay informed about Bailes Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
Bailes Family HistoryThis interesting surname is of Old French origin, introduced into Britain after the Norman Conquest of 1066, and is either a topographical name for someone who lived by a wall of the outer court of a feudal castle, or a metonymic occupational name for a guardian of the courts or bailey, and derives from the Middle English, Old French "bail(e)" meaning the wall of the outer court of a feudal castle. Early recordings include: Eudo del Bayle in the 1301 Subsidy Rolls of Yorkshire, and John Bayl, in the 1382 Feet of Fines of Sussex.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Bailes (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the Bailes tribe
- Find your Bailes ancestor
- Tell us about your Bailes Family
- Tell us about your Bailes ancestors
- Ask a question about the Bailes history
- Leave a message for Bailes family members
Invite more Bailes family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Bailes tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the Bailes Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from