Filene Family History

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Filene Name Meaning

Jewish (from the Poznan area, now in western Poland): variant spelling of Filehne, habitational name for someone from the town called Wielen in Polish (Filehne in German), near Poznan.

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

Similar surnames: Fiene, Finne, File, Gilgen, Hilden, Biener, Miltner, Filer, Kiene

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Filene Family Origin

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Filene Family Occupations

What did your Filene ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Filene. 40% of Filene men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Filene women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Filene were Proprietor and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Merchant
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Filene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 170 census records available for the last name Filene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Filene 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 170 immigration records available for the last name Filene. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 32 military records available for the last name Filene. For the veterans among your Filene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Filene Life Expectancy

What is the average Filene lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Filene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Filene in 1965 was 73, and 97 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filene 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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