Philmon Family History

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Philmon Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French or Greek Philemon.

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

Similar surnames: Philemon, Picon, Philo, Pilon, Shimon, Hilton, Silmon, Philen, Kilmon

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Philmon Family Origin

Where is the Philmon family from?

Philmon Family Occupations

What did your Philmon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Philmon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Philmon's were Farmers. Farmer, Cedar Getter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philmon. A less common occupation for the Philmon family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Cedar Getter

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Philmon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Philmon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Philmon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philmon 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Philmon. 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 283 military records available for the last name Philmon. For the veterans among your Philmon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philmon Life Expectancy

What is the average Philmon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Philmon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Philmon in 1963 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philmon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philmon 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.

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