Fillingham Family History

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Fillingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so named from the Old English personal name Fygla (from fugol ‘bird’) + -inga- ‘of the people of’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

Similar surnames: Dillingham, Gillingham, Willingham, Billingham, Ellingham, Allingham

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Fillingham Family Origin

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Fillingham Family Occupations

What did your Fillingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fillingham. 4% of Fillingham men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Fillingham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fillingham were Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Fillingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Fillingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fillingham 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 992 immigration records available for the last name Fillingham. 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 951 military records available for the last name Fillingham. For the veterans among your Fillingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fillingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Fillingham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fillingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Fillingham in 1963 was 78, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fillingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fillingham 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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