Falan Family History

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Falan 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: Fagan, Balan, Kalan, Falin, Malan, Alan, Falen, Folan, Galan, Felan

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Falan Family Origin

Where is the Falan family from?

Falan Family Occupations

What did your Falan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falan. 27% of Falan men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Falan women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falan were Carpenter and Office Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farm Work
    9%
  • Apprentice
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Housemaid
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Office Manager
    13%

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

Falan Historical Records

What Falan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 910 census records available for the last name Falan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Falan

Passenger List

There are 182 immigration records available for the last name Falan. 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 56 military records available for the last name Falan. For the veterans among your Falan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falan Life Expectancy

What is the average Falan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Falan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Falan in 1963 was 61, and 87 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falan 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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