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Filyaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Filiault; probably a Huguenot name. The spelling Philyaw is also found.

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


Similar surnames: Philyaw, Fillyaw, Filer, Faw, Pillar, Milian, Bilyeu, Flad, Killam

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Filyaw Family Origin

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Filyaw Family Occupations

What did your Filyaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Filyaw occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 50% of Filyaw's were Day Laborers. Day Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Filyaw.

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  • Day Laborer

    50%
  • Works On Farm

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Filyaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Filyaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Filyaw lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Filyaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Filyaw in 1962 was 100, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filyaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filyaw 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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