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Faller Name Meaning

South German:: habitational name for someone from Ober- or Unter-Fall near Triberg in the Black Forest. topographic name for someone living by a waterfall or the site of a landslide from Middle High German val ‘fall waterfall landslide’. in some cases possibly also a derivative of Falter through assimilation of the consonants. This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also above) is also found in France (mainly Alsace also Lorraine).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Waller, Kaller, Galler, Faler, Saller, Feller, Fuller, Filler, Haller

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Where is the Faller family from?

You can see how Faller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Faller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 110 Faller families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Faller's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Faller families in 1891.
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What did your Faller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Faller. 88% of Faller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Cotton Weaver
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Faller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Faller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Faller. For the veterans among your Faller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Faller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Faller in 1949 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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