Filar Family History

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Filar Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a dependable, reliable man, from Polish filar ‘pillar’, ‘support’.

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


Similar surnames: Fila, Filak, Vilar, Filan, Pilat, Filas, Bitar, Bilas, Pillar, Kielar

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Filar Family Origin

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Filar Family Occupations

What did your Filar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Filar occupation in the USA was Sparter. 100% of Filar's were Sparters.

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  • Sparter

    100%

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

Filar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Filar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Filar 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 Filar. 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 Filar. For the veterans among your Filar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Filar Life Expectancy

What is the average Filar lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Filar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Filar in 1965 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filar 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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