The Pile surname comes from the Middle English word "pile," meaning "stake," or "post," in turn from the Old English "pilum," meaning "javelin." As such, it was likely a topographic name for someone who lived near a landmark stake or post; or perhaps an
name for a maker of stakes.
in 1066 by Duke William of Normandy.
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of this family name include: Pyle, Pile, Pyll, Pyles, Pylie, Pilie, Pill and others.