Filan Family History
Filan Surname History
This Filan history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Filan surname made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Filan family. Filan family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Filan family members. The last name Filan is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the Filan family has spread, it has evolved making its history challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Filan starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Filan families emigrated between countries and languages, the Filan name may have changed with them. Filan families have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Filan country of origin
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The nationality of Filan can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Filan may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Filan
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The meaning of Filan come may come from a trade, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. A lot of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Filan originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Clara Filan 1886 - 1974
- Howard E Filan 1923 - 1993
- Andrew Filan Hibbard
- Ruth Filan 1933 - 2004
- Mary Filan 1906 - 1985
- Marie A Filan 1906 - 1998
- Walter Filan 1901 - 1982
- Mary Filan 1912 - 1982
- Helen Filan 1911 - 1974
- Frances Filan 1897 - 1977
- Catherine Filan 1885 - 1979
- Elsie Filan 1904 - 1993
- Sylvia Filan 1911 - 1988
- Morris Filan 1903 - 1966
- John Filan 1900 - 1974
- Robert Filan 1935 - 1973
- Ruth Filan 1903 - 1973
- Adeline C Filan 1920 - 1999
- William Filan 1911 - 1953
- William Filan 1930 - 1986
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Famous people named Filan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Filan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Filan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Filan spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Filan were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Filan. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Filan name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Filan change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over generations.