Faul Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McFaul. English: variant of Fall 2. South German: from a byname for a weakling, from Middle High German vul, voul ‘frail’, ‘decayed’, ‘foul’, ‘weak’. Later the term took on the meaning ‘lazy’ and in some cases the surname may have arisen from this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Fall, Fail, Aul, Fahl, Gaul, Paul, Maul, Lau, Saul, Faull

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Faul Family Origin

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Faul Family Occupations

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  • Boiler Maker

    18%
  • Tin Miner

    18%
  • Chemist & Grocer

    9%
  • Coal Merchant

    9%

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Tin Miner and Chemist & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faul. A less common occupation for the Faul family was Coal Merchant. The most common Faul occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 18% of Faul's were Boiler Makers.

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Faul Historical Records

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Faul Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Faul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faul in 1942 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faul

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