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Fildes Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Aberdeen): regional name from a district in Lancashire called The Fylde, from Old English (ge)filde ‘plain’.

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


Similar surnames: Fiddes, Wiles, Filer, Biles, Sides, Fielden, Fields, Wilden, Foiles

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Fildes Family Origin

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Fildes Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Publican

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker, Housekeeper and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fildes. A less common occupation for the Fildes family was Coal Miner. The most common Fildes occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 4% of Fildes's were Cabinet Makers.

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