Fillinger Family History

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Fillinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Villingen in the Black Forest, a market town since at least the 10th century, and a thriving trade center in the 12th century. The name derives from a 9th-century personal name, Filo, + the suffix -ingen, denoting ‘people or followers of’.

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

Similar surnames: Dillinger, Killinger, Willinger, Filsinger, Fellinger, Hollinger

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Fillinger Family Origin

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Fillinger Family Occupations

What did your Fillinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fillinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fillinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fillinger. A less common occupation for the Fillinger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Fillinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fillinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fillinger 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 575 immigration records available for the last name Fillinger. 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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Draft Card

There are 956 military records available for the last name Fillinger. For the veterans among your Fillinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fillinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Fillinger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Fillinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Fillinger in 1945 was 25, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fillinger

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