Fila Family History

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Fila Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from a pet form of Filip (see Philip). Polish: from a pet form of Teofil (from the Greek personal name Theophilos, derived from Greek theos ‘god’ + philos ‘friend’). Polish: nickname from chwila ‘moment’.

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


Similar surnames: Filo, Filas, File, Fill, Kula, Filar, Fiala, Fina, Vilas, Piela

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Fila Family Origin

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Fila Family Occupations

What did your Fila ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fila family was Rag Store. The most common Fila occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Fila's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker, Jeweler and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fila.

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Jeweler

    20%
  • Physician

    20%
  • Rag Store

    20%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fila ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fila Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fila census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fila. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fila. For the veterans among your Fila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fila Life Expectancy

What is the average Fila lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Fila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fila in 1958 was 45, and 91 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fila ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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