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Fillingim Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Fillingham.

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


Similar surnames: Fullingim, Fillingame, Filbin, Gilling, Dilling, Hilling, Riling

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Where is the Fillingim family from?

You can see how Fillingim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fillingim family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Fillingim families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Fillingim family living in Arkansas. This was about 33% of all the recorded Fillingim's in the USA. Arkansas and 2 other states had the highest population of Fillingim families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fillingim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fillingim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fillingim. 25% of Fillingim men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Fillingim women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fillingim were Farming and Sewing.

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • N P
    9%
  • Sewing
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fillingim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fillingim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 148 immigration records available for the last name Fillingim. 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 Cards

There are 983 military records available for the last name Fillingim. For the veterans among your Fillingim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fillingim lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fillingim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Fillingim in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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