Fala Family History

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Fala Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sala, Falla, Bala, Fall, Lala, Cala, Pala, Falk, Fiala, Fava

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Fala Family Origin

Where is the Fala family from?

Fala Family Occupations

What did your Fala ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fala occupation in the UK was Railway Porter. 100% of Fala's were Railway Porters.

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  • Railway Porter


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

Fala Historical Records

What Fala family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 947 census records available for the last name Fala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fala 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Fala. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 317 military records available for the last name Fala. For the veterans among your Fala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fala Life Expectancy

What is the average Fala lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Fala in 1964 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fala

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fala 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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