Falby Family History

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Falby 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: Dalby, Falbo, Walby, Falb, Filby, Faley, Darby, Falla, Paley, Fay

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Falby Family Origin

Where is the Falby family from?

Falby Family Occupations

What did your Falby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Agent (M T), Corn Samplar and Costermonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falby. The most common Falby occupation in the UK was Coal Agent (M T). 17% of Falby's were Coal Agent (M T)s. A less common occupation for the Falby family was Deal Porter.

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  • Coal Agent (M T)

  • Corn Samplar

  • Costermonger

  • Deal Porter


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

Falby Historical Records

What Falby family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Falby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falby 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 134 immigration records available for the last name Falby. 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 157 military records available for the last name Falby. For the veterans among your Falby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falby Life Expectancy

What is the average Falby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Falby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Falby in 1963 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falby 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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