Falanga Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Falanga Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from Sicilian falanca, falanga ‘plank’, ‘gangplank’, ‘temporary bridge’; also ‘ravine’, ‘gorge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Malanga, Falasca, Scanga, Anania, Cavanna, Palange, Faranda, Palaia

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Falanga Family Origin

Where is the Falanga family from?

Falanga Family Occupations

What did your Falanga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falanga. 21% of Falanga men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Falanga women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falanga were New Worker and New Worker

View Census data for Falanga | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Longshoreman
    18%
  • Chauffeur
    11%
  • New Worker
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    37%
  • Operator
    28%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%

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

Falanga Historical Records

What Falanga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 960 census records available for the last name Falanga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falanga census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Falanga

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Falanga. 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.

View all Falanga immigration records

Draft Card

There are 294 military records available for the last name Falanga. For the veterans among your Falanga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Falanga military records

You've only scratched the surface of Falanga family history.

Falanga Life Expectancy

What is the average Falanga lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Falanga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Falanga in 1959 was 55, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falanga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falanga 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.

Famous Falanga Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED