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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

What did your Files ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Files family was Mariner. The most common Files occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Files's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Files.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Mariner

    5%

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

Files Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Files. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Files 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 Files. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Files. For the veterans among your Files ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Files Life Expectancy

What is the average Files lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Files 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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