Faler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfahler, Pfähler from Middle High German pfal ‘stake’, ‘post’, an early loan word from Latin palus. It was a topographic name for someone who lived near a post marking the village boundary, or just outside a city wall; or alternatively an occupational name for a postmaker. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Fehler.

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


Similar surnames: Filer, Falter, Saler, Fader, Faller, Faber, Haler, Hayer, Falor

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Faler Family Origin

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Faler Family Occupations

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  • Coml Travr Silver Plate

    100%

In 1881, the most common Faler occupation in the UK was Coml Travr Silver Plate. 100% of Faler's were Coml Travr Silver Plates.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Faler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Faler in 1955 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faler

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