Falay Family History

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Falay 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: Malay, Balay, Salay, Faley, Sala, Falla, Alam, Paley, Fagan, Faas

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Falay Family Origin

Where is the Falay family from?

Falay Family Occupations

What did your Falay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falay. The most common Falay occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Falay's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Falay family was Teamster.

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  • Baker

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Teamster


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

Falay Historical Records

What Falay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 118 census records available for the last name Falay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falay 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Falay. 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 8 military records available for the last name Falay. For the veterans among your Falay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falay Life Expectancy

What is the average Falay lifespan?

Average Falay life expectancy in 1970 was 84 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falay 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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