Falin Family History

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Falin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Fallon. Russian and Jewish (from Belarus): patronymic from the personal name Fal, a derivative of Greek Thallos, from thallos ‘branch’, ‘shoot’. This was the name of a martyr venerated in the Eastern Church.

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

Similar surnames: Malin, Fallin, Galin, Dalin, Palin, Fagin, Belin, Valis, Fain, Valin

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Falin Family Origin

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Falin Family Occupations

What did your Falin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Falin occupation in the UK was Drover. 33% of Falin's were Drovers. A less common occupation for the Falin family was Major Royal Engineers. Drover and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Falin.

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  • Drover

  • Laborer

  • Major Royal Engineers


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

Falin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Falin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falin 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Falin. 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 496 military records available for the last name Falin. For the veterans among your Falin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falin Life Expectancy

What is the average Falin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Falin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Falin in 1960 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falin 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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