Faller Family History

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Faller Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Ober- or Unter- Fall near Triberg in the Black Forest. topographical name for someone living by a waterfall or the site of a landslide, from Middle High German val ‘fall’, ‘waterfall’, ‘landslide’. in some cases it may derive from Falter, through assimilation of the consonants. Scandinavian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Waller, Kaller, Galler, Faler, Saller, Feller, Fuller, Filler, Haller

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Faller Family Origin

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Faller Family Occupations

What did your Faller ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Faller occupation in the UK was Clock Maker. 8% of Faller's were Clock Makers. A less common occupation for the Faller family was Boarding House Keeper. Clock Maker, Watch Maker and Watchmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faller.

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  • Clock Maker

    8%
  • Watch Maker

    8%
  • Watchmaker

    8%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    4%

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

Faller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faller 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Faller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Faller. For the veterans among your Faller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faller Life Expectancy

What is the average Faller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Faller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Faller in 1949 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faller 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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