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Fillmore Name Meaning

English:: variant of Finnemore with late medieval or early post-medieval change from -n- to -l-. habitational name from a minor place in Slimbridge Gloucestershire recorded as Fyllymore in 1562 which is apparently the same as Fulemore recorded between 1200 and 121 Perhaps also from Fullamoor in Whitchurch Devon.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Finamore, Willmore, Filmore, Wilmore, Migliore, Zillmer, Cullimore

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Where is the Fillmore family from?

You can see how Fillmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fillmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Fillmore families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Fillmore families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Fillmore's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fillmore families in 1840.
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What did your Fillmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fillmore. 24% of Fillmore men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Fillmore women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fillmore were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fillmore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Fillmore. For the veterans among your Fillmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fillmore lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fillmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fillmore in 1941 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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