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Falb Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a pale complexion or fair hair, from Middle High German valwe, val ‘pale’. The word Falb(e) is used today only to denote the color of a horse.

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


Similar surnames: Fall, Kalb, Falbo, Falk, Salb, Garb, Hall, Palm, Taub, Halm

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Falb Family Origin

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Falb Family Occupations

What did your Falb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Falb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Falb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Falb family was Sculptor. Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Falb.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Day Laborer

    11%
  • Sculptor

    11%

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

Falb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Falb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falb 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Falb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Falb. For the veterans among your Falb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falb Life Expectancy

What is the average Falb lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Falb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Falb in 1962 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falb 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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