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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Mariner

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Files. 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.

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Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Files

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