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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

130,394 Historical Documents with Files on Ancestry.com
25,924 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,744 Military Records
1,177 Immigration Records
19,289 Census and Voter Lists
79,260 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Files Families

  • Number of Files families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Files families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Files families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Files Family Origin

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Files Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Files

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Files Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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