Fallows Family History

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Fallows Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of fallow land, Middle English falwe (Old English f(e)alg). This word was used to denote both land left uncultivated for a time to recover its fertility and land recently brought into cultivation. The name is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, as an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Hallows, Fellows, Callow, Fall, Fallis, Aldous, Harlow, Farlow

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Fallows Family Origin

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Fallows Family Occupations

What did your Fallows ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fallows occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Fallows's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fallows family was Silk Weaver. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fallows.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Silk Weaver


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

Fallows Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Fallows. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fallows 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fallows. 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 Fallows. For the veterans among your Fallows ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fallows Life Expectancy

What is the average Fallows lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fallows life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fallows in 1957 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fallows 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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