Filan Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of Fila.

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


Similar surnames: Filak, Filas, Filar, Fila, Wolan, Lan, Gulan, Ulan, Milian, Bilas

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Filan Family Origin

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Filan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Assigned Priest

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Hatter

    11%

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In 1880, Laborer, Assigned Priest and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filan. A less common occupation for the Filan family was Hatter. The most common Filan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Filan's were Laborers.

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Filan Historical Records

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Filan Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Filan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Filan in 1953 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filan

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