Falls Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Fallis. Americanized spelling of German Volz.

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


Similar surnames: Fallas, Salls, Fall, Alls, Fallis, Call, Fallin, Gales, Mcfalls

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Falls Family Origin

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Falls Family Occupations

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  • Ag. Lab.

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Brickmaker & Moulder

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Falls family was Brickmaker & Moulder. Ag. Lab., Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falls. The most common Falls occupation in the UK was Ag. Lab.. 14% of Falls's were Ag. Lab.s.

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Falls Historical Records

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Falls Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Falls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Falls in 1944 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falls

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