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

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  • Sparter

    100%

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

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Filar Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filar

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