Files Name Meaning

Hungarian: variant of Füles, pet form of the personal name Fülöp (see Philip). Hungarian: nickname for someone with prominent ears, from fül ‘ear’.

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


Similar surnames: File, Fales, Miles, Oles, Niles, Filas, Wiles, Giles, Vilas, Filo

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Files Family Origin

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Files Family Occupations

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  • School

    16%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Scholar

    10%

In 1881, the most common Files occupation in Canada was School. 16% of Files's were Schools. School, Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Files. A less common occupation for the Files family was Scholar.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Files life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Files in 1943 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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