Philemon Family History

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Philemon Name Meaning

French and Greek: from the personal name Philemon, Greek Philemon, which was borne by an apostle and several martyrs.

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


Similar surnames: Philmon, Philippon, Philson, Clemon, Philbin, Lemon, Hilton, Philo

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Philemon Family Origin

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Philemon Family Occupations

What did your Philemon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Philemon occupation in the USA was Tinsmith. 100% of Philemon's were Tinsmiths.

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  • Tinsmith

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Philemon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Philemon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philemon 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 Philemon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Philemon. For the veterans among your Philemon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philemon Life Expectancy

What is the average Philemon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Philemon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Philemon in 1949 was 26, and 48 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philemon 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.

Famous Philemon Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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