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Filler Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a flayer or skinner, from Middle High German viller ‘knacker’, from villen ‘to skin’. Possibly a respelling of German Füller, an occupational name for a person whose work involved filling, such as a dauber, or a nickname for a gourmand or glutton.

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

Similar surnames: Biller, Diller, Tiller, Feller, Filer, Fuller, Filter, Miller, Ziller

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Filler Family Origin

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Filler Family Occupations

What did your Filler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Filler family was Charwoman. (Pauper) Allowed By Parish, Cabinet Maker and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filler. The most common Filler occupation in the UK was (Pauper) Allowed By Parish. 7% of Filler's were (Pauper) Allowed By Parishs.

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  • (Pauper) Allowed By Parish

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carman

  • Charwoman


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

Filler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Filler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Filler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Filler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Filler. For the veterans among your Filler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Filler Life Expectancy

What is the average Filler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Filler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Filler in 1950 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filler 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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