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Falter Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Middle High German valletor, valter, the term for a self-closing gate, placed between a village and the adjacent fields.

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


Similar surnames: Faler, Halter, Balter, Malter, Faller, Kalter, Filter, Alber, Salter

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Falter Family Origin

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Falter Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Falter. 63% of Falter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    38%

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

Falter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Falter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falter 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Falter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Falter. For the veterans among your Falter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falter Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Falter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Falter in 1945 was 23, and 80 in 2004.

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