Filmer Family History

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Filmer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fillmore.

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


Similar surnames: Fulmer, Filer, Fidler, Culmer, Ziemer, Gilder, Filbert, Rimer, Colmer

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Filmer Family Origin

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Filmer Family Occupations

What did your Filmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Skin Miller and Works In Skin Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filmer. The most common Filmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Filmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Filmer family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Skin Miller

    11%
  • Works In Skin Mill

    11%
  • Brick Maker

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Filmer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Filmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Filmer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Filmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Filmer in 1962 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filmer 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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