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Faller Family History

Faller Name Meaning
habitational name for someone from Ober- or Unter- Fall near Triberg in the Black Forest.topographical name for someone living by a waterfall or the site of a landslide, from Middle High German val ‘fall’, ‘waterfall’, ‘landslide’.in some cases it may derive from Falter, through assimilation of the consonants.Scandinavian: unexplained.

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

115,634 Historical Documents with Faller on Ancestry.com
47,502 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,709 Military Records
3,733 Immigration Records
23,643 Census and Voter Lists
37,047 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Faller Families

  • Number of Faller families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Faller families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Faller families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Faller Family Origin

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Faller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Faller

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Faller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Faller census records

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Faller Civil War Service Records

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