Fils Name Meaning

French: from fils ‘son’, used to identify the younger of two bearers of the same personal name in a family.

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


Similar surnames: File, Hils, Files, Filo, Fill, Filas, Fila, Finn, Biss, Ris

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Fils Family Origin

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Fils Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    68%
  • Farm Laborer

    16%
  • Laborer On Farm

    11%
  • Works In Field

    5%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Laborer On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fils. The most common Fils occupation in the USA was Laborer. 68% of Fils's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fils family was Works In Field.

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Fils Historical Records

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Fils Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Fils life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fils in 1962 was 89, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fils

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