Falb Family History

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Falb Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a pale complexion or fair hair, from Middle High German valwe, val ‘pale’. The word Falb(e) is used today only to denote the color of a horse.

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


Similar surnames: Fall, Kalb, Falbo, Falk, Salb, Garb, Hall, Palm, Taub, Halm

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Falb Family Origin

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Falb Family Occupations

What did your Falb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falb. 11% of Falb men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Falb women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falb were Engineer and Biller

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Agent
    4%
  • Engineer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Winder
    10%
  • Biller
    5%

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

Falb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Falb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falb 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Falb. 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 392 military records available for the last name Falb. For the veterans among your Falb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falb Life Expectancy

What is the average Falb lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Falb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Falb in 1962 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falb 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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