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Fallis Surname Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French faleise faloise ‘cliff’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin) for someone who lived on or by a cliff. Or from Falaise in Calvados France which was the birthplace of William the Conqueror. English: variant of Fall Scottish and northern Irish: shortened form of McFalls (see also McPhail ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Allis, Callis, Wallis, Fall, Rallis, Ballin, Fallin, Kallis, Mallis

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Where is the Fallis family from?

You can see how Fallis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fallis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fallis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 29 Fallis families living in Yorkshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Fallis's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Fallis families in 1891.
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What did your Fallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Night Watchman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Fallis. 100% of Fallis men worked as a Night Watchman and 93% of Fallis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Night Watchman
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fallis. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fallis. For the veterans among your Fallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fallis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fallis in 1955 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

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