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Origin and popularity of the name FILS


Fils : French and Haitian: relationship name from French fils ‘son’ used to identify the younger of two bearers of the same name in a family. This surname was brought to the US mainly from Haiti where it is most common.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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