Philyaw Family History

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Philyaw Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Filiault; probably a Huguenot name.

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


Similar surnames: Filyaw, Fillyaw, Soileau, Pilat, Philmon, Pinyan, Pillar, Philip

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Philyaw Family Origin

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Philyaw Family Occupations

What did your Philyaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Philyaw family was Keeps House. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philyaw. The most common Philyaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Philyaw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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

Philyaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Philyaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Philyaw lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Philyaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Philyaw in 1951 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philyaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philyaw 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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