Fils Family History

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Fils Name Meaning

French: from fils ‘son’, used to identify the younger of two bearers of the same personal name in a family.

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


Similar surnames: File, Hils, Files, Filo, Fill, Filas, Fila, Finn, Biss, Ris

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Fils Family Origin

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Fils Family Occupations

What did your Fils ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fils. The most common Fils occupation in the USA was Laborer. 68% of Fils's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fils family was Works In Field.

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  • Laborer

    68%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Laborer On Farm

    11%
  • Works In Field

    5%

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

Fils Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fils Life Expectancy

What is the average Fils lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fils life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fils in 1962 was 89, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fils

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fils 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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