Falen Family History

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Falen Name Meaning

German and Swedish: ethnic name for someone from East or Westphalia, from fal, presumably referring to a plain.

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

Similar surnames: Faler, Palen, Falin, Walen, Dalen, Faden, Kalen, Galen, Kallen, Maren

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Falen Family Origin

Where is the Falen family from?

Falen Family Occupations

What did your Falen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falen. 33% of Falen men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper

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

Falen Historical Records

What Falen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Falen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falen 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 365 immigration records available for the last name Falen. 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 535 military records available for the last name Falen. For the veterans among your Falen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falen Life Expectancy

What is the average Falen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Falen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Falen in 1962 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falen 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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